GLOBAL FINANCING
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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Why Chennai’s dream of a single transport authority remains unfulfilled   
February 06, 2020
Source: The News Minute - This entails collaborating with agencies like the World Bank, Global Environment Facility (GEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to devise a policy and implement it in the cities. Based on this, the government of...
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GEF-funded programme making fishing in int’l waters less harmful to tuna   
February 06, 2020
Source: Food & Beverage News - A five-year, $50-million Global Environment Facility- (GEF) funded programme rolled out by FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization) and partners has made remarkable progress in protecting international waters' biodiversity by...
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Review: A New Green Order'   
February 06, 2020
Source: ssir.org - Zoe Young, a self-described former green activist, slams the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for a lack of transparency and accountability, pursuing a pro-development agenda, and taking a damaging “top-down”...
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