GLOBAL FINANCING
Workshops encouragaes health sector workers to save energy   
February 15, 2019
Source: The Jamaica Observer - and funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The project aims to advance a low carbon development path and reduce Jamaica's public-sector energy bill through the introduction of renewable energy (RE) and improvement in...
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Need new funds for climate action: India   
February 13, 2019
Source: Hindustan Times - For example, between July 2014 and June 2018, India received an indicative allocation of $87.87 million from Global Environment Facility (GEF), an entity entrusted with the financial mechanism of the UNFCC, of which only $59.08...
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UNDP Report Identifies Factors that Contribute to Successful Water and Ocean Governance Projects   
February 13, 2019
Source: climate-l.iisd.org - International response to the issues “remained modest” until UNDP, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) joined together to implement the GloBallast Pilot Project in...
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Endangered parrotfish turns boats into works of art   
February 12, 2019
Source: Dominican Today - The effort by the Environment and Tourism ministries counts on the support of the UN Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the Coastal Biodiversity and Tourism project (BCYT). This...
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26 taxis register for electric vehicles   
February 12, 2019
Source: Kuensel Online - The ministry with the support of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)/UNDP will provide 20 percent subsidy or a maximum of USD 5,500 and loan with equity of 50 percent from the financial institutions. She said that USD 5,500 was...
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Ghana: UNDP Awards Grants to CSOs to Boost Small-Scale Mining   
February 11, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF) has awarded about 200,000 US dollars grants to five civil society organisations ...
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GEF-7 to begin in earnest   
February 11, 2019
Source: The Point - In November 2018, it was announced that $9.3 million has been earmarked as the latest allocation to The Gambia for the Global Environment Facility-7 (GEF) – a programme designed to address the pressing environmental...
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Resources-environment sector selects top 10 events in 2018   
February 09, 2019
Source: VietnamPlus - 5. The sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) took place in Vietnam with the participation of nearly 1,500 delegates, including heads of State, Government leaders, ministers ...
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UNDP gives 5 CSOs $200,000 to promote sustainable small-scale mining   
February 09, 2019
Source: Ghanaweb.com - Mr. Kuukpen added that UNDP through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme is piloting the Zero Mercury programme to support the Government’s new policy framework to regularize and reform mining activities...
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UNDP/GEF Awards Grants to CSOs to promote sustainable small-scale mining   
February 09, 2019
Source: MyJoyOnline - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF) awarded about 200,000 US dollars grants to five Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). The grants according to the...
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