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Project/activity ID RED-PD031/11 Rev.1 (F)
Title REHABILITATION AND RESTORATION OF RESIDUAL FORESTS AND ARID SAVANNA LANDS IN THE AKPÉ AND AKAMA VALLEYS
Status COMPLETED
Budget
ITTO: $478.894,00
National Counterpart: $294.455,00
Project Total budget: $773.349,00
Summary
The Project is the result of Pre-Project PPD 7/98 Rev. 2 (F) and simultaneously aims to implement the rehabilitation and restoration of residual forests and the conversion of arid savannah lands in the Akposso-Akébou landscape for timber production with the involvement of local communities in order to improve the socio-economic conditions of local communities.

It provides for the enrichment planting of natural forests (200 ha), agro-forestry lots (50 ha), gallery forests (50 ha) and the establishment of 300-ha new forest plantations. To secure the sustainability of this rehabilitation: i) A co-ordination mechanism will be established between stakeholders; ii) local communities will be effectively trained in participatory management; iii) and most of all, a management plan will be established and implemented by a management unit to be created.
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