‘Model’ climate fund for world’s poorest gets €120 million cash injection   
September 26, 2019
Source: - The fund, which is managed by the Global Environment Facility (Gef), was established in 2001 to support the world’s poorest countries to adapt their societies and economies to the impacts of climate change. Chairing the...
The Global Environmental Facility and FAO: working together to minimize the impact of the agricultural sectors on the environment   
September 21, 2019
Source: FAO - 20 September 2019, Washington DC – FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu and Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chair of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) agreed today for the need to strive towards the more efficient and speedier...
UNCCD’s New Delhi Declaration Dilutes Role of International Funding Bodies, Tenurial Issues, Says CSE   
September 20, 2019
Source: This Day - has said the finalised Declaration – ‘Investing in Land and Unlocking Opportunities’ — agreed to by the Member Parties has removed the mention of international financial institutions like Green Climate...
Land restoration in Latin America shows big potential for climate change mitigation   
September 14, 2019
Source: - They mapped projects under five initiatives working towards the Bonn Challenge goals—the 20x20 Initiative, the Global Environment Facility, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the Forest ...
Over 20 lakh hectares of land to be improved in India, says UNCCD   
September 06, 2019
Source: Business Line - Up to 20 lakh hectares of land in India will be on a path to improvement through sustainable landscape management and public-private finance, states a report the Global Environment Facility on the financing of programmes and...
UNDP – Call for Proposals to NGOs/CBOs- UNDP Zambezi Valley Biodiversity Project Small Grants – Zimbabwe   
September 06, 2019
Source: Coordination - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Ministry of Environment of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry (METHI), with support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) developed a project to mitigate...
Govt courts private sector in conservation projects   
September 06, 2019
Source: News Day - Speaking during the handover of vehicles to the Zambezi Valley Biodiversity project, which is funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under Global Environment Facility (GEF), Ndlovu said government was hamstrung...
Caribbean urged to 'break-up' with single use plastics   
September 04, 2019
Source: The Jamaica Observer - BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Global Environment Facility-funded Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (GEF IWEco) project has launched a video urging Caribbean...
T&T, Barbados, St Lucia to receive $21M to treat with toxic waste   
August 30, 2019
Source: Loop News - Global Environment Facility (GEF) will be allocating US $21 million to fund the planning and implementation of the Caribbean activities to manage and eliminate toxic chemicals and wastes. In a statement issued Thursday, the...
UNDP seeks more roles for Nigeria women in natural resources decisions   
August 25, 2019
Source: Vanguard - Speaking at the Youth Leadership Entrepreneurship Access and Development, YOULEAD, Project’s Learning and Sharing Forum in Abuja, National Coordinator of the Global Environment Facility, GEF, Small Grant Programme of the...
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