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April 12, 2018

Land restoration measures to prevent land erosion and to maintain the fertility of about 500 ha of arable land in vulnerable municipalities of Shida Kartli region

Project Title - "Land restoration measures to prevent land erosion and to maintain the fertility of about 500 ha of arable land in vulnerable municipalities of Shida Kartli region"

Location - Georgia (Gori and Kareli Municipalities)

Donor - GEF

Client - IFAD

Dates - 03/2018-27/12/2019

Objectives - The proposed pilot project aims at securing the productivity of about 500 ha of arable land and to reduce land degradation caused by wind erosion through contribution to re-establishment and rehabilitation of  25 km of windbreak system in Gori and Kareli and Carbon sequestration of 117 t CO2 eq (during 5 years).

Specific Objectives:

  • The proposed pilot measures will demonstrate local farmers as well as regional and national policy makers the economic and ecological importance of windbreaks and to encourage them to expand the restoration of windbreaks to the other parts of municipalities.