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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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IMF Announces Expedited Appointment of Geoffrey Okamoto as First Deputy Managing Director   
March 20, 2020
Source: International Monetary Fund - He also negotiated successful replenishments to Multilateral Development Bank concessional windows and the Global Environment Facility, as well as helping to establish the Women Entrepreneur’s Finance Initiative (We-Fi).
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Namibia builds resilience to climate change   
March 19, 2020
Source: The Namibian - Other projects are ongoing. They were implemented through the Global Environment Facility, the Green Climate Fund and the UN Adaptation Fund between 2015 and 2019 to the overall value of N$2,21 billion. These projects cover...
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FAO and IGAD step to reinforce sustainable management of forest resources in East Africa   
March 19, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - It was also agreed that IGAD should re-enforce its efforts to secure accreditation from global financial mechanisms such as the Green Climate Fund, Global Environment Facility, and others. Member states were called upon to...
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Investors close $160m for the Facility for Energy Inclusion   
March 18, 2020
Source: esi-africa.com - FEI will also include a $10 million Project Preparation Facility from the Global Environment Facility that will provide reimbursable grants for transaction advisory to facilitate financial close. "Norfund is pleased to...
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AfDB, Partners Commit $160m To Mini Grid Projects In Africa   
March 18, 2020
Source: LEADERSHIP Newspaper - FEI will also include a $10 million Project Preparation Facility from the Global Environment Facility that will provide reimbursable grants for transaction advisory to facilitate financial close. “Norfund is pleased to...
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UNDP: Azerbaijan has excellent potential to develop renewables   
March 14, 2020
Source: Azer News - We are currently building up on that and working together with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and the Global Environment Facility on a new project to introduce an enhanced energy management information system in...
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IMF Managing Director Kristina Georgieva Proposes the Appointment of Geoffrey Okamoto as First Deputy Managing Director   
March 13, 2020
Source: International Monetary Fund - He also negotiated successful replenishments to MDB concessional windows and the Global Environment Facility, as well as helping to establish the Women Entrepreneur’s Finance Initiative (We-Fi). In announcing her decision,...
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Geoffrey Okamoto to join IMF as First Deputy Managing Director, replacing Lipton   
March 13, 2020
Source: Nairametrics - He negotiated successful replenishments to MDB concessional windows and the Global Environment Facility, as well as helping to establish the Women Entrepreneur’s Finance Initiative (We-Fi). Prior to joining the U.S....
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