GLOBAL FINANCING
UN agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold   
February 19, 2019
Source: Scoop - As gold production exposes millions of men, women and children globally to toxic levels of mercury every year, a new $180-million Global Environment Facility-backed Global Opportunities for the Long-term Development of the...
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UN drive to cut mercury use in mining   
February 19, 2019
Source: BusinessMirror - THE Global Environment Facility (GEF) will finance a $180-million program to help reduce the use of mercury in artisanal gold mining in eight countries worldwide, including the Philippines.
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US$180m programme launched on mining sector   
February 18, 2019
Source: UNDP - New $180-million Global Environment Facility programme will improve health conditions for artisanal miners across eight countries, while slashing mercury emissions harmful to the environment The artisanal and small-scale gold...
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Vietnam to relocate households near former US air base for dioxin cleanup   
February 17, 2019
Source: VnExpress International - In 2012, with funding from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility, Vietnam implemented a project to prevent the spread of by building a regulating reservoir and canals and isolating an...
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Q&A: What of the Carbon Neutral Countries'   
February 15, 2019
Source: Inter Press Service - They need the support of the international community, they need the support of agencies like the U.N., they need the support of the funds that have been established like the Green Climate Fund, the Global Environment Facility,...
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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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