Capacity Building for Sustainable Financing Mechanisms/Sustainable Land Management in Dry land Forest Ecosystems and Cattle Ranching Areas

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From March 26, 2019 to March 26, 2023

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 15.2 Promote sustainable forest management, restoration, afforestation
  2. 15.b Mobilize resources, incentives for sustainable forest management

Project ID: 3807

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Technical team

  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Ecosystem management and restoration


  • Biodiversity financing


  • Forests
  • Grasslands


  • General
  • Grazing lands

Transformed sector(s)

  • Forestry and other land use
  • Agriculture
  • Livestock

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance


  • Finance economy
  • Management operation
  • Capacity building


  • Nature finance
  • Sustainable land management
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Community capacity building

Social inclusion


Gender equality


Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Improve resilience

SDG target(s)

  • 15.2 Promote sustainable forest management, restoration, afforestation
  • 15.b Mobilize resources, incentives for sustainable forest management

Conventions and protocols

  • United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
  • National Adaptation Plan (NAP)

Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy

Project description

At National Level: Strengthen National Capacity to develop and apply sustainable financing mechanisms for Sustainable Land Management. At Local Level: Introduce in the CPP the theme of Forest ecosystems.

USD $1,500,000

Grant amount

USD $36,117,000

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($1,500,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Government of Cuba

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