Strengthening Multi Sectoral Management of Critical Landscape (SMSMCL)

Description


THE MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT, HON. FAAMOETAULOA ULAITINO FAALE TUMAALII AND THE RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE A.I OF UNDP IN SAMOA, MR ANTHONY WOOD. PHOTO CREDIT: TATSUYA HAYASHI

This project will assist the Government of Samoa achieve the long-term goal-“Samoa’s productive landscapes are protected and sustainably managed to mitigate land degradation and to increase soil carbon sequestration so as to contribute to poverty alleviation and mitigation and adaptation to climate change impacts”, as well as to contribute to global environmental benefits by overcoming barriers identified. The primary objective of this project is “to strengthen local capacities, incentives and actions for integrated landscape management in order to reduce land degradation and greenhouse gas emissions and promote nature conservation whilst enhancing sustainable local livelihoods”. The project will produce two Outcomes.

Project Outcomes

 1: Communities and farmers are able to undertake and benefit from integrated land and water management on their traditionally owned lands (composed of different ecosystems and agriculture, fisheries and livestock production systems) 

 2: Strengthened national enabling environment to promote integrated landscape management through local households and communities.



Overview
Project Cycle
2013-2017
Budget
USD $4.9 million
Beneficiaries/villages in Samoa
Targeted villages on Upolu, Savaii, Manono & Apolima Islands
Funding Source
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Responsible Party
Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (MNRE)
Implementing Partner
UNDP
Parallel Co-financing
Small Grants
Contact at UNDP
Jaime Aguinaga
Project Document
SMSMCL Project Document
Related Links
SMSMCL Press Release
Project Brief