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Campioning Sustainable Agriculture in the Caribbean region of Colombia   
February 28, 2020
Source: FAO - In order to address the issues in the region, a new approach was required. In 2016, Colombia’s Government and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) selected FAO to implement the BioCaribe Connectivity Strategy...
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Zim takes steps to build climate impact resilience   
February 27, 2020
Source: The Herald-Zimbabwe - Together with its partners, the department has played a critical role in attracting climate finance of more than US$20 million from the Green Climate Fund, the Multilateral Fund and Global Environment Facility over the last four...
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Commentary: Climate change and MENA financial systems   
February 26, 2020
Source: Hebdo Ahram - To that end, special global climate funds, such as the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Global Environment Facility (GEF), were established to efficiently channel public resources and to catalyse private capital towards...
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Caloocan hosts barangay-run e-waste facility   
February 23, 2020
Source: MSN - run facility for discarded electronics or e-waste, will soon open in Caloocan City. The e-waste facility was inaugurated on Friday in Barangay 176 (Bagong Silang), the country’s largest village. “We are deeply honored...
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Nothing to show for billions sunk in hyacinth war   
February 21, 2020
Source: Daily Nation - "The weed can be used to make baskets, furniture, fertiliser and so on.” In January 2019, the Global Environment Facility, based in the US, approved another Sh910 million for environmental projects in the Lake Victoria...
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Laying the foundation for resilient drylands: the Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Impact Program   
February 20, 2020
Source: FAO - 29-30 January 2020. FAO hosted the first Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Agency Partner Meeting to discuss the design of the Global Platform for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Dryland Sustainable Landscapes Impact...
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Gov't allocates $144m for Negril environment project   
February 20, 2020
Source: The Jamaica Observer - The project, which commenced in December 2016 with funding from the Global Environment Facility and is managed by the National Environment and Planning Agency, is seeking to manage the use of land and pollution in the Negril...
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What Trump's fiscal plan means for the climate   
February 12, 2020
Source: E&E - Capitol Hill generally has rejected those moves and seems likely to do so again. In the last two years, Congress has rejected Trump administration efforts to halve support for the Global Environment Facility, which funds projects...
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Climate Change Once Again Left Out of Trump’s Federal Budget   
February 12, 2020
Source: Scientific American - Capitol Hill generally has rejected those moves and seems likely to do so again. In the last two years, Congress has rejected Trump administration efforts to halve support for the Global Environment Facility, which funds projects...
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Ecuador Explores New Specialty Markets with ‘Deforestation-Free Coffee’   
February 11, 2020
Source: Daily Coffee News - and funded by a $53.6 million grant by the Global Environment Facility and the Green Climate Fund. Ecuador has been working hard for years to combine the forest conservation and agricultural agendas. The country has linked its...
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