GLOBAL FINANCING
Namibia receives N$149m for resource sustainability   
(Monday - February 25, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: The Namibian - NAMIBIA has received N$149 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to promote the sustainable management of natural resources and the enhancement of livelihoods through eradicating poverty in rural areas. The funds,...
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Guyana in Global Environment Facility’s US$180M mercury-free gold mining initiative   
(Friday - February 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: stabroeknews.com - Guyana is one of eight gold-producing countries that will be partnering with several international agencies in a new US$180 million Global Environment Facility (GEF) – backed initiative targeting the long-term development...
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$180-mn programme to reform artisanal gold mining, cut mercury usage   
(Wednesday - February 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Yahoo! India News - The Global Environment Facility-backed Global Opportunities for the Long-term Development of the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Sector (GEF GOLD) programme aims to reduce the use of mercury in artisanal gold mining and...
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UN agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold, paves way for safer, mercury-free mining   
(Tuesday - February 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: europeansting.com - 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 agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold   
(Tuesday - February 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
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   
(Tuesday - February 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
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   
(Monday - February 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
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   
(Sunday - February 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
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'   
(Friday - February 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
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   
(Friday - February 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
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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