GLOBAL FINANCING
COVID-19 will hurt Madagascar’s conservation funding: Q&A with Minister Vahinala Raharinirina   
April 26, 2020
Source: Mongabay - There is growing concern that the COVID-19 crisis will enfeeble conservation efforts across the globe, particularly in developing countries. The concern is acute for Madagascar, one of the poorest nations in the world,
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As wildlife tourism grounds to a halt, who will pay for the conservation of nature'   
April 24, 2020
Source: Mongabay - Johan Robinson, Chief of the Global Environment Facility Biodiversity and Land Degradation Unit at UN Environment, argues for the need to a system that provides adequate financial support to poorer countries for conserving the...
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In famed Chico Mendes reserve, Brazil nut harvesters fight to save the forest   
April 23, 2020
Source: Mongabay - Since 2016, Lúcia Wadt has operated with subsidies through the project Bem Diverso, the result of a partnership between Embrapa and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with resources from the Global...
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Saving endemic plants in Tunisia   
April 23, 2020
Source: BirdLife International - The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of...
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Financing Poverty, Malnutrition and Death – Part 1   
April 18, 2020
Source: Townhall - Those outfits perpetuate poverty, disease, malnutrition and death.Yet the eco-manslaughter continues. Too many US, EU and UN government agencies have been captured by neo-colonialist elements in their leadership and ranks,
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Namibia pumps N$1,2b into conservation   
April 17, 2020
Source: The Namibian - According to a report submitted to the National Assembly by environment minister Pohamba Shifeta in March and made available to Nampa recently, the funds were mobilised through the Green Climate Fund (GCF), Global Environment...
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GEF and FAO approve project to improve sustainability of tuna fisheries worldwide   
April 17, 2020
Source: Uruguay News - Global Environment Facility (GEF ... to improve the health and sustainability of tuna fisheries worldwide by reducing illegal catch and supporting related marine ecosystems and species.
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Building a new vision for climate services in Africa   
April 17, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - With finance from the Global Environment Facility, UNDP’s CIRDA Programme supported 11 African nations in improving the effectiveness and sustainability of climate information and early warning systems 16 April 2020 -...
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UNDP, GEF support Uganda’s national emergency centre to handle disasters   
April 16, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - Over the last five years, the UNDP in partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and other development partners, notably USAID and GIZ, supported automation of the climate information system and built capacity for...
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SAICM Resource Facilitates Networking among Chemicals Policy Experts   
April 15, 2020
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The website was developed under the framework of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) project on Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of Concern under SAICM, executed by the SAICM Secretariat. The site is...
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