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From hunter to wildlife conservationist: A new line of defense for Colombia’s endangered biodiversity   
March 27, 2020
Source: World Bank - It is led by Colombia’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, the National Planning Department and the National Hydrological and Meteorological Institute The...
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“Baamalekura”: Catching the wind of Quality Education   
March 25, 2020
Source: Medium - It is satisfying” July 9th 2019. I joined the UNDPGhana’s Global Environment Facility Small Grant Programme team as the Communications Officer for their monitoring and evaluation to about 7 ...
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Information is Power: Climate services reach 10.2 million people   
March 24, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - The projects were made possible with the support of the Adaptation Fund (AF), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Green Climate Fund (GCF). In all, nations were able to access over US$795 million in finance from these vertical...
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Cambodia: Why smart systems need local heroes   
March 24, 2020
Source: Prevention Web - The stations will provide real-time data on water level, rain, and temperature. Meanwhile, in the capital Phnom Penh, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, working with UNDP and with support from Global Environment...
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Tonga’s Third National Communication Report on Climate Change   
March 23, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - The Department of Climate Change and UNDP are currently developing the Tonga’s Fourth National Communication Project Proposal which will be submitted to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the Third Quarter, 2020....
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"We are planting the oxygen you will breathe in the future."   
March 22, 2020
Source: UNDP - In the Caribbean and the Andes, UNDP, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and governments are working with local communities to address the loss of the dry forest ecosystem under the banner ‘Forests 4 Peace’. The...
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Chile: Expedition to the end of the world, where humpback whales are thriving   
March 21, 2020
Source: Mongabay - The strait’s geographic, oceanographic and climatic conditions make it a biodiversity hotspot, one of the last refuges of the southern river otter (Lontra provocax) and above all a strategic area for humpback whale...
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How Private Equity Can Fight Climate Change   
March 20, 2020
Source: Forbes - Guest Post by Jay Koh, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Lightsmith Group Many experts believe that the effects of climate change are already here. In 2016, the world experienced a record $175 billion in economic losses...
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UNDP introduces medical waste disposal technologies in Jordan facilities amid virus outbreak   
March 20, 2020
Source: The Jordan Times - This support to Jordan’s health system comes as part of the UNDP-Global Environment Facility (GEF) partnership’s Reduction and Elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants Project, which aims to eliminate hazardous...
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How mangroves, mud and music are helping to conserve Cambodia’s coastline   
March 20, 2020
Source: Prevention Web - The project ‘Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Cambodia’, funded by the Global Environment Facility-Least Developed Countries Fund, aims to advance climate information and disaster early...
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