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Community-based organisations in St. Kitts and Nevis receive small grants for seamoss farming projects to enhance livelihoods   
June 15, 2019
Source: St. Lucia News Online - These small grants are a key component of the project, “Engaging Civil Society in CLME+ SAP Implementation” funded by the United Nations Development Programme and Global Environment Facility. For small-scale fishing...
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New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems   
June 15, 2019
Source: FAO - 14 June 2019, Rome - FAO today welcomed a decision by the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to provide $179 million to support the UN agency's work with countries worldwide at the critical nexus between agriculture...
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“Traditional knowledge has a lot to offer the world.”   
June 15, 2019
Source: Medium - In 2016 the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP and funded by the Global Environment Facility, launched the global component of the Indigenous Peoples’ Fellowship Initiative. Four women who are working in...
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Bhopal's plastic recycling model showcased at World Bank   
June 13, 2019
Source: Indiatimes - BHOPAL: Bhopal’s ‘plastic management recycling project’, which has been adopted as a model by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), was demonstrated on Tuesday at the Global ...
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GEF Council and CSOs Discuss Partnership Model, Plastic Pollution Solutions   
June 12, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The Global Environment Facility Council Consultation with Civil Society Organizations discussed a proposed paradigm of GEF-CSO partnership as an effective tool for more meaningful engagement of civil society and community-based...
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USAID partnership to support communities address climate change   
June 08, 2019
Source: ReliefWeb - This will help them more readily access funding under the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (SGP) and increase the work towards small-scale climate change adaptation ...
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How Yobe restored migratory birds’ routes, habitats – GEF SGP   
May 20, 2019
Source: PM NEWS Nigeria - The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) says awareness creation and community empowerment have helped in restoring the routes of migratory birds and their habitats in Yobe. The group’s National...
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Nagoya protocol disseminated at TNNLU workshop on biological diversity   
May 13, 2019
Source: The Hindu - Sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Environment Facility (GEF) - Access and Benefit Sharing, the workshop organised by TNNLU in collaboration with National Law School of India University,...
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How Kenya’s Push for Development Is Threatening Its Prized Wild Lands   
April 25, 2019
Source: Yale Environment 360 - Many of the projects that are chipping away at Kenya’s natural heritage are supported by sustainable development funding agencies like the United Nations Environment Programme, the Global Environment Facility (overseen by...
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Boosting Renewable Energy Through Capacity Building   
April 16, 2019
Source: LEADERSHIP Newspaper - To address this deficit, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) and other stakeholders are working ...
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