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GEF Council Approves Work Program to Promote Impacts in Cities, Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration   
December 27, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - Belgium pledged EUR 15 million to the LDCF for new projects. The 57th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted a Work Program, comprising 48 projects and five programs, including Impact Programs on...
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Chile/Madrid Climate Change Conference Closes with Limited Ambition   
December 20, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - Issues for which an outcome was reached at COP 25 included the review of the WIM, gender, and some finance-related issues, such as guidance to the Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund. Issues left unresolved...
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From Little Things, Big Things Grow: Working with the Global Environment Facility for Scaled Up Action   
December 17, 2019
Source: World Bank - Established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is one of the world’s largest and longest-standing multilateral trust funds, created to help address the planet’s most...
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Partners come together to discuss plans for the Migratory Soaring Birds Project   
December 13, 2019
Source: BirdLife International - Amman- 6 BirdLife Partners from the Middle East & Africa have concluded today a 3-day meeting in Amman for a collaborative discussion on the progress of the Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) Project, which is funded by The Global...
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GEF Launches Global Electric Vehicle Program at COP 25   
December 13, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The Global Environment Facility (GEF) launched a Global E-Mobility Program at the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the UNFCCC. The Program will promote and accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles at...
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Three CARICOM countries to benefit from e-mobility programmme   
December 10, 2019
Source: The Jamaica Observer - MADRID, Spain (CMC) — Three Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are to benefit from a new Global Environment Facility (GEF) global e-mobility programme that has been launched at the ongoing United Nations Climate Change...
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UNDP awards grants to support women focused initiatives in Ghana   
December 08, 2019
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) awarded US$150,000 (GHS820,000) grants to five organizations with women focused initiatives, on behalf of...
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Climate extremes driving global hunger, says WMO   
December 05, 2019
Source: climatechangenews.com - At the session, representatives from some of the entities that have contributed to the making of the report—including the World Food Programme, the FAO, the Global Environment Facility or the Adaptation Fund, among...
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UNDP/GEF SGP awards grants to support women focused initiatives in Ghana   
December 04, 2019
Source: BusinessGhana - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) awarded US$150,000 (GHS820,000) grants to five organizations with women focused initiatives, on behalf of...
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UNDP awards grants to women-led enterprises   
December 03, 2019
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Environment Facility-Small Grants Programme has awarded GH¢820,000.00 (US$150,000) to five innovative women-led enterprises across the country to support and expand...
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