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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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The role of cities in a climate-resilient future   
February 11, 2020
Source: UNDP - The tide is turning While historically the bulk of international climate finance has not been dedicated to city-scale solutions, the tide is turning, as reflected in the launch of the Global Environment Facility’s...
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South Africa's biodiversity tax incentive is taken to scale   
February 08, 2020
Source: Bizcommunity.com on MSN.com - The project is run through the Wilderness Foundation Africa in collaboration with BirdLife South Africa. The project was funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF 5) Biodiversity and Land Use Project in partnership with the...
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Armed ecoguards funded by WWF 'beat up Congo tribespeople'   
February 08, 2020
Source: The Guardian - Exclusive: Inquiry into $21.4m conservation project reports ‘credible’ evidence of abuse
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