FAO help train Laos officials on climate mapping, zoning   
February 05, 2020
Source: The Star - The training course, funded by the Global Environment Facility, covered spatial analysis, geo-databases, network analysis, 3D analysis, and climate modeling, local Vientiane Times daily reported on Tuesday (Feb 4). The course was...
Sustainable Cattle Ranching Pays off for Colombian Farmers   
February 04, 2020
Source: World Bank - The CMSCR project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UK government, and implemented through an alliance made up of the World Bank, the Colombian Livestock Federation (Fedegan), Center for Research on...
‘Development shouldn’t hit quality of life’   
February 03, 2020
Source: The Hindu - The project received Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant of ?24.49 crore. Deputy Chief Ministers Laxman Savadi and Govind Karjol, former Minister Basavaraj Horatti, a host of elected representatives and officials were...
Herpetologist takes over at Hope Zoo   
February 02, 2020
Source: The Jamaica Observer - and the United Nations Development Programme Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP),” Brown said. Less than 150 Philippine crocodiles remain in the wild, so Brown and his colleagues applied satellite...
Eight of the 13 major tuna stocks are recovering   
February 01, 2020
Source: Fish Information and Services - This good news has been achieved within the five-year framework of the Marine Areas Program beyond the national jurisdiction, also known as Common Oceans, launched by this Organization and funded with USD 50 million by the Global...
$50 million fishery sustainability project focuses on international waters   
February 01, 2020
Source: Undercurrent News - The project, funded by the Global Environment Facility and launched by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and a group of 60 partners, focuses on reducing harm from fishing in international waters,...
Modern Technologies Possessed to Small Scale Farmers and Nomads; Rashda   
January 31, 2020
Source: Sudan News Agency (SUNA) on - National Manager of Financing Project for Facing Climate Risk, Engineering agriculturist Rashda Hassan Dafa Allah affirmed that shortages of financial services for the small scale farmers and nomads at rural areas were considered...
$50m Environment Facility Makes ‘Remarkable Progress’ In Protecting International Waters’ Biodiversity- FAO   
January 30, 2020
Source: News Chronicle on - of the United Nations has literally rolled out the drums to celebrate the ‘’remarkable progress’’ of a $50-million Global Environment Facility (GEF). The five-year programme was, however, rolled out by FAO...
Seven local NGOs get UNDP environmental grants   
January 25, 2020
Source: The Jamaica Observer - KINGSTON, Jamaica — Seven local non-government and community-based organisations will be officially awarded grants from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) implemented Global Environment Facility Small Grants...
OP 10.20 - Global Environment Facility Operations   
January 18, 2020
Source: World Bank - 2. The GEF provides grants and concessional financing 3 to support the following operations 4 (whether free-standing projects or projects cofinanced by the Bank or the International Development Association) and activities that...
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