GLOBAL FINANCING
GEF Council Endorses Projects, Guidelines to Combat Land Degradation   
June 21, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - 13 June 2019: A significant proportion of the USD 865.9 million allocated to the Work Program of the seventh replenishment of the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund (GEF-7) is targeted at land-related projects. Approved by...
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The Global Environment Facility helps Cambodia fisheries-dependent communities adapt to climate change   
June 18, 2019
Source: FAO - CAMBODIA: The Cambodian coastal and marine ecosystems, including mangrove forests, coral reefs, seagrass beds, salt marshes and estuaries, are all extremely important to Cambodia's economic development as well as to the...
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Close to $1bn approved for environment, climate action   
June 15, 2019
Source: Webindia 123 - Countries have approved programmes and projects worth almost $1 billion to tackle growing threats to the environment and to help some of the earth's most vulnerable people adapt to climate change ...
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Close to USD 1 billion approved for environment, climate action   
June 15, 2019
Source: The New Indian Express - Countries have approved programmes and projects worth almost USD 1 billion to tackle growing threats to the environment and to help some of the earth's most vulnerable people adapt to climate change at two consecutive Global...
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Promoting Sustainable Fuelwood Management In Local Communities   
June 15, 2019
Source: LEADERSHIP Newspaper - Sequel to this development, the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Global Environment Facility (GEF) initiated a five-year intervention project, the Sustainable Fuelwood Management (SFM ...
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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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