Introduction of New Farming Methods for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, including Plant and Animal Genetic Resources, in Production Landscapes in Selected Areas of Cuba

Project Summary

To promote the conservation and sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in selected areas of Cuba, through the introduction of sustainable agricultural production intensification and the conservation, adaptation and rescue of globally important plant and animal genetic resources.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,973,288 USD
Co-financing Total
26,460,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
282,462 USD
Total Cost 29,583,288.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Mar 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Sep 2016
Concept Approved
03 Oct 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Oct 2018
Project closed