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Enhancing food security and environmental management through inland valley swamp (ivs) cultivation

August 25, 2014



Area Of Work: Land Degradation Operational Phase: Phase 5 Grant Amount: US$ 30,783.00 Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 22,092.87 Status: Currently under execution Project Description: Enhancing food security and environmental management through inland valley swamp (ivs) cultivation in bongre section communities, mandu chiefdom, kailahun district. The project aims at driving the interest of farmer groups (in Mandu Chiefdom, Kailahun District) in inland valley swamp cultivation to enhance livelihoods and food security and promote a sustainable land management practice through extensive community learning and policy formulation. Grantee: SEWU DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION Organisation Mission : For GEF SGP, the community-based approach is the cornerstone for addressing local and global environmental and sustainable development challenges. SGP provides grants to civil society organizations (CSOs), notably national and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), and indigenous peoples organizations. SGP grantees may also include other not-for-profit organizations such as professional associations, unions and other civil society groups. By enabling a direct connection between sustainable livelihoods and the generation of local and global livelihoods, SGP empowers communities to act and participate in their own development and hence ensures community ownership and impact. Over the course of the last 20 years, SGP has provided grants to over 12,000 grantees with 64 percent of grants channeled to NGOs, 34 percent to CBOs, and 2 percent to other not-for-profit organizations. More than 60 percent of projects have directly benefitted communities either through direct grants to CBOs or through other NGOs and CSOs working with communities.

Project completion date : 2015-12-31 12:00:00

Major organization : SGP THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME

Address : 55 wilkinson road freetown, western area, 23222



Country :Sierra Leone

Email : abu-bakar.massaquoi@undp.org

Financier : Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (SGP),


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