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2008

SLEM - Sustainable Participatory Management of Natural Resources to Promote Ecosystem Health and Resilience in the Thar Desert Ecosystem

India

Titre : SLEM - Sustainable Participatory Management of Natural Resources to Promote Ecosystem Health and Resilience in the Thar Desert Ecosystem

Pays : India

Approuvé le : December 16, 2008

Organisme d’exécution : Ministry of Rural Development, Government of Rajasthan ; Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India ; and Jal Bhagirathi Foundation (JBF)
Organisme de financement : GEF Trust Fund PNUD

Finalité et objectifs
To promote sustainable and participatory management of community natural resources to achieve ecosystem health and climate change resilience while enhancing the livelihood opportunities of the rural communities of the Thar Desert ecosystem of Rajasthan.

Expected Outcomes
1. A strategy based on SLEM principles for the sustainable conservation and management of common property resources (Land Water, Community Forests) developed through participatory approach.
2. Enhanced awareness regarding land tenure regimes for community managed AGO (Agors, Gauchars, Orans) lands.

Indicators of impact
Approximately 6,000 hectares of land in 75 villages brought under SLEM directly by the project which is approximately 18% of AGO lands in Rajasthan ; potential to bring remaining AGO lands (additional 240,000 hectares) in the 3 districts under SLEM through replication ; Natural Resource Management strategy for AGO lands incorporates climate change projections

Informations financières
GEF Grant : 909,090 US$
Cofinancing Total : 14,700,000 US$
Project Cost : 15,609,090 US$

GEF (Global Environment Facility)

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