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GEF SGP Community-Based Adaptation Project in Seychelles

GEF SGP Community-Based Adaptation Project in Seychelles

Associated Organization: GEF

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) has announced the launch of a new small island developing States community based adaption (SIDS-CBA) project in Seychelles. The project will work with coastal communities to address adaptation to coastal erosion and salinity from saltwater intrusion into agricultural lands.

The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) officially launched the project at an event held on 18 January 2013. AusAID is funding the project, which will be implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and delivered by the GEF SGP. According to the GEF, the work will focus on the island of Praslin, where the most severe effects from climate change in the country are being felt.

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Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

Regions: East Africa

Countries: Seychelles

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