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UNDP’s agricultural intervention programme to boost rice production in Nigeria   
October 11, 2019
Source: Vanguard - The United Nations Development Programme UNDP Mrs. Rhoda Dia, the Project Manager for UNDP-Global Environment Facility Integrated Approach Programme (UNDP-GEF-IAP) on Food Security, made this known in an interview with the News...
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Namibia Benefits From GEF's Dryland Programme   
October 04, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - Namibia is one of eleven countries in Africa and Asia set to benefit from the Global Environment Facility-funded programme on dryland landscapes. Under this programme, Namibia is developing an ...
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African Regional Meeting on Eliminating Lead in Paint Recommends 90 ppm Limit   
October 02, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - 29 May 2019: An African regional workshop on generating support for phasing out lead in paint focused on the need for effective laws, and aimed to raise awareness on the Lead in Paint Component of a Global Environment Facility...
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$160 mn pledged to fight climate change in poor nations   
October 01, 2019
Source: Webindia 123 - six donor countries have renewed their funding commitment to the world's poorest nations through the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF), managed by the Global Environment Facility. Following a ...
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Stories from Indonesia’s coasts - how fishers abandon destructive fishing   
October 01, 2019
Source: The Conversation - This study is part of the Capturing Coral Reef and Related Ecosystem Services Project (CCRES), funded by the Global Environment Facility and administered by the World Bank and The University of ...
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‘Model’ climate fund for world’s poorest gets $160 million cash injection   
September 28, 2019
Source: climatechangenews.com - 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...
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‘Model’ climate fund for world’s poorest gets €120 million cash injection   
September 26, 2019
Source: climatechangenews.com - 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...
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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...
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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...
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Land restoration in Latin America shows big potential for climate change mitigation   
September 14, 2019
Source: Phys.org - 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 ...
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