Tamil Nadu

Thematic Areas covered are – Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change, Land Development and Land Degradation

S.No Project No. Project Name Thematic Area NGO OP SGP Approved Funds (USD)
1. IND/SGP/OP5/Y5/FSP/STAR/BD/2017/105/TN09 Fabrication and deployment of reefs to enhance the marine fishery resource and conservation of coastal biodiversity Biodiversity Participatory learning action and training OP-05 $ 14649
2. IND/SGP/OP5/Y3/STAR/2013/10/TN01 Enhancement of Coastal biological resources for sustainable fishing through artificial reefs, community bio enterprises, enhancing livelihoods of fishing community in Killai, Cuddalore district Biodiversity Participatory Learning Action Network & Training Trust (PLANT) OP-05 $ 39535
3. IND/SGP/OP5/Y3/STAR/2013/12/TN02 Scaling up of goat rearing in poor marginalized women SHGs for better livelihoods and fodder introduction Biodiversity Madhar Nala Thondu Niruvanam (MNTN) OP-05 $ 30862
4. IND/SGP/OP5/Y3/BC/STAR/2014/48/TN3 Capacity building of traditional pastoralist through conservation and management of Vembur sheep breed Biodiversity Sustainable- agriculture & Environmental Voluntary Action (SEVA) OP-05 $ 19376
5. IND/SGP/OP5/Y3/CC/STAR/2014/49/TN04 Community based electrification services for Kodanthur and Thalingi tribal field settlements with Biogas and Hydel Energy for their livelihood Climate Change Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Development Society (NERD) OP-05 $ 38838
6. IND/SGP/OP5/Y4/BD/STAR/2015/67/TN05 Community-led biodiversity conservation of native fodder species, grassland eco system and establishment of fodder banks in 10 villages of Usilampatti block, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Education, Communication and Development Trust (EDUCATR) OP-05 $ 15440
7. IND/SGP/OP5/Y4/CC/STAR/2015/68/TN06 Biogas plants for renewable energy for rural households in Kanyakumari district Climate Change Centre for Human Resource and Rural Developmental Programmes (CHARDEP) OP-05 $ 37716
8. IND/SGP/OP5/Y4/BD/STAR/2015/74/TN07 Sustainable socio-economic development through women empowerment for the agriculture based Kani tribals (PGTs) and conservation of valuable medicinal plants by Kanikaran, Kani tribals in Kadayal village of Melpuram block of Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Women’s Education and Employment Development Society (WEEDS) OP-05 $ 25525
9. IND/SGP/OP5/Y4/BD/STAR/2015/76/TN08 Community based approach for the conservation of traditional coarse cereals to get sustainable production and value added products, healthy nutrition for women and children of Maangarai and Parvathanahalli panchayats of Pennagaram block, Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Bharathiya Jeevan Dhara Environment and Renaissance Society (BJDERS)  OP-05 $ 1580
10. IND/SGP/OP4/Y1/RAF/2008/20/TN21 POIKAL-scaling up of the use of environment friendly energy efficiency measures for mitigation of carbon dioxide in the tribal forest region of South India Climate Change Shanti Ashram OP-04 $ 43905
11. IND/SGP/OP4/Y1/RAF/2008/22/TN22 Enhance public-private and community partnership approach for the carbon sinks through integrated conservation and livelihood approaches Climate Change Srinivasan Services Trust OP-04 $ 37249
12. IND/SGP/OP4/Y2/RAF/2008/26/TN23 Women empowerment in environmental management: An Action Study Climate Change & Conservation of Biodiversity The Covenant Centre for Development OP-04 $ 24201
13. IND/SGP/OP4/Y2/RAF/2008/28/TN24 Biodiversity conservation, reduction of POPs and livelihoods for farmers in Tamil Nadu- A Sustainable Triangle Conservation of Biodiversity Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS) OP-04 $ 45662
14. IND/SGP/OP4/Y2/RAF/2009/49/TN25 Using Banana waste to ensure better livelihoods, income opportunities through environmentally favorable women enterprise Climate Change Madhar Nala Thondu Niruvanam- MNTN OP-04 $ 39141
15. IND/SGP/OP4/Y3/RAF/2010/56/TN26 Promoting renewable energy through Biogas units in tribal villages of Gidalur block of Nilgiri district Climate Change Centre for Tribal and Rural Development Trust (CTRD Trust) OP-04 $ 49870
16. SSGF/IND/P2/01/06/TN01 Rehabilitation of Tsunami affected Anaikoil village through integrated development work programme for Anaikoil village, Sembaranar Koil block, in Nagapattanam district Land degradation Sustainable Agriculture & Environmental Voluntary Action (SEVA) OP-3   $ 2681
17. SU-SSC/IND/P2/01/06/TN04 Ensuring sustainable livelihood for head load women fish vendors in tsunami affected areas in Sirazhi taluk, Nagapattinam district Biodiversity Human Trust OP-3 $ 25492
18. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/PNDR01 An integrated and comprehensive Post-Tsunami reconstruction programme in Pattipulam Luppam village in Kanchipuran district Climate Change PROGRESS OP-03 $ 34676
19. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN12 Rehabilitation of Tsunami affected families through strengthening livestock based resource management in Nagapattanam district Climate Change Sustainable Agriculture & Environmental Voluntary Action (SEVA) OP-03 $ 34706
20. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN13 Rehabilitation program at tsunami affected Nagapattinam coastal village Climate Change Social Welfare Centre OP-03 $ 13766
21. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN14 Conservation of indigenous native fodder species in Kangayam tract of Erode district Biodiversity Agricultural Graduates Consultancy and Services Society (AGCASS) OP-03 $ 11640
22. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN15 Conservation and development of agricultural biodiversity; Developing a tank cascade in the dry land areas of semi arid Karnataka Biodiversity Dhan Foundation OP-03 $ 42956
23. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN16 Community promoted energy plantation of Jatropha and power supply to communities Climate Change Vinmathee Educational and Rural Development Society OP-03 $ 26488
24. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN17 Community promoted electrification of Thalingi tribal hamlet through biogas Climate Change Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Development Society (NERD) OP-03 $ 34465
25. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN18 Community based approaches in mitigation of Human Crocodile conflict in India Biodiversity Madras Crocodile Bank Trust OP-03 $ 14731
26. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/1/05/TN19 Promotion of women’s association for land and water resources management in river Palar basin Land development + Climate Change Gandhian Unit for Integrated Development Education OP-03 $ 33399
27. SGP/GEF/IND/OP3/02/07/TN20 Conservation of medicinal tubers for sustainable tribal livelihood Biodiversity Centre for Development and Communication Trust OP-03 $ 30957
28. SSGF/IND/P11/06/TN22 Enhancement of livelihood cum alternative livelihood means to the Tsunami affected communities through income generation activities in Cuddalore block in Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Madhar Nala Thondu Niruvanam (MNTN) OP-3 $ 33368
29. SSGF/IND/P11/06/TN02 Empowering women through entrepreneurial training and establishment of production and marketing units for fish products Biodiversity Community Development Organization Trust OP- 3 $ 22351
30. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/02/TN/05 An environmental awareness generation and eco-restoration programme on the Palni hills (Western Ghats) South India Biodiversity The Rapinet OP-02 $ 20542
31. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/02/TN/06 Community conservation of indigenous animal breeds in Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Sustainable Agriculture & Environmental Voluntary Action (SEVA) OP-02 $ 28421
32. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/02/TN/07 Establishing Medicinal Plants Par: An opportunity for Biodiversity Conservation Biodiversity Centre for Development and Communication Trust OP-02 $ 25263
33. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/02/TN/08 Awareness campaign on water management and rainwater harvesting Climate Change Centre for Women’s Development and Research (CWDR) OP-02 $ 14728
34. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/04/TN/09 Biodiversity conservation of the Natural Dye Plants in the tribal areas of Patchamalai hills of Trichy district Biodiversity Mari Amman Service Society OP-02 $ 34066
35. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/04/TN/10 Community-led biodiversity conservation of mangrove forest ecosystem in Pitchavaram institutionalizing organic approach in land upgradation to optimize livelihood of poor families Biodiversity Centre for Rural Education and Economic Development OP-02 $ 32208
36. SGP/GEF/IND/OP2/04/TN/11 Mitigation of carbon dioxide through energy/eco friendly cooking methods Climate Change Shanti Ashram OP-02 $ 30432
37. SGP/CCF/IND/OP2/01/TN04 Community seed banks for conservation of indigenous genetic resources: Empowerment, capacity building and training Biodiversity Centre for Indian Knowledge System OP-02 $ 31362
38. SGP/CCF/IND/OP2/TN Conservation of traditional-al knowledge of medicinal plants by Irulas Biodiversity Irula Tribe Women Welfare Society OP-02 $ 11812
39. SGP/GEF/IND/OP1/99/TN01 Conservation of vegetational diversity for sustainable livelihood Biodiversity Madurai Institute of Peace OP-01 $ 8430