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Step Up Action And Adapt To 'New Climate Reality', UN Environment Report Urges   
January 15, 2021
Source: Scoop - According to the 2020 Adaptation Gap Report, released on Thursday by the UN Environment Programme ( UNEP ), as temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new...
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Adaptation Gap Report 2020   
January 14, 2021
Source: ReliefWeb - An analysis of four major climate and development funds – the Global Environment Facility, the Green Climate Fund, the Adaptation Fund and the International Climate Initiative – suggested that ...
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Financing national protected area networks internationally: the Global Environment Facility as a multilateral mechanism of transfer   
January 14, 2021
Source: Ecosystem Marketplace - The paper particularly analyses the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that serves a mechanism of transfer for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It looks at how the GEF creates incentives for existing and proposed...
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Uttarakhand Tourism launches Snow Leopard tour in Harsil; Bookings Open, details here   
January 12, 2021
Source: Newsd - Uttarakhand Tourism is now organising the Snow Leopard Tour for the first time in February. Tour will be organized at Harsil Village
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Uttarakhand organises winter snow leopard tours, promotes conservation   
January 12, 2021
Source: Hindustan Times - The tours will be conducted in collaboration with the state tourism department and United Nations Development Programme.
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Enhanced direct access: Costly in the short term but worth it in the end   
January 07, 2021
Source: Dhaka Tribune - Enhanced direct access under the Green Climate Fund can be an effective vehicle for Locally-led adaptation Direct access to climate finance as a new modality was introduced in 2007 while operationalizing the Adaptation Fund (AF)...
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“It could have been worse”: How Samoa is building resilience to floods in its capital   
January 06, 2021
Source: ReliefWeb - English News and Press Release on Samoa about Disaster Management, Water Sanitation Hygiene, Flash Flood and Flood; published on 29 Dec 2020 by UNDP
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Global Environment Facility approves over $78 mn to support FAO-led projects   
December 16, 2020
Source: Daily News - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling some $78.
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Global Environment Facility approves over USD 78 million to support FAO-led projects   
December 16, 2020
Source: The Financial - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling some USD 78.
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Africa: Global Environment Facility Approves Over $78 Million to Support FAO-Led Projects   
December 16, 2020
Source: AllAfrica.com - Press Release - 16 countries will benefit from projects designed to conserve biodiversity, enhance ecosystem services, combat land degradation, and preserve natural resources on land and water
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