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Nature Fun Ranch Environmental Park

August 4, 2014



Project Number: BAR/SGP/OP5/YEAR3/STAR/LD/14/03 Country: Barbados Area Of Work: Land Degradation Operational Phase: Phase 5 Grant Amount: US$ 50,000.00 Co-Financing cash: US$ 123,000.00 Start Date: 6/2014 End Date: 12/2015 Status: Not active yet Project Description: The Nature Fun Ranch Environmental Park project seeks to promote the adoption of environmental and agricultural best practices in the Scotland District, from proper food production techniques, proper biomass production, adequate land coverage to the use of agro-ecosystem friendly techniques. The goal of the project is to successfully set up an Environmental Park to demonstrate how to practice soil conservation techniques, environmental care for our planet and have communities adjust their lifestyles to suit. Its objectives include the construction of a renewable energy centre and "green spaces". Grantee: Nature Fun Ranch 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 Partner : GEF Secretariat 1818 H Street, NW, Mail Stop P4-400 Washington, DC 20433 USA Tel: (202) 473-0508 Fax: (202) 522-3240/3245 Email: secretariat@thegef.org

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

Major organization : SGP THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME

Address : Mr. David Bynoe UN HOUSE, Marine Gardens, Christ Church, Hastings Attn: Ms Tracy Phillips



Country :Barbados

Financier : Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),

Financier address : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) One United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 Tel: +1 (212) 906-5000 Call: +1 (212) 963-1234


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