The Project “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas’’ is 3 years project (2016-2019) initiated by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MEPA). The project is financed by GEF, implemented through UN Environment and executed by MEPA through REC Caucasus.
Objective of the Project:
Project objective is to support integration of good Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L_SLM) principles and practices into national policy and institutional framework to ensure adoption of economically viable.
Project consists of three main Components:
- Policy, regulatory and institutional reforms to mainstream L-SLM practices.
- Demonstrating benefits of introducing best L_SLM practices into the production system.
- National DLDD capacity development and knowledge management
Project outcome :
Outcome 1: Improved legal, policy and institutional framework on SLM at national level.
Outcome 2: Increased understanding of SLM and its contribution to livelihood at local level.
Outcome 3: Capable national stakeholders to develop and manage SLM issues