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Over 20 lakh hectares of land to be improved in India, says UNCCD   
September 06, 2019
Source: Business Line - Up to 20 lakh hectares of land in India will be on a path to improvement through sustainable landscape management and public-private finance, states a report the Global Environment Facility on the financing of programmes and...
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UNDP – Call for Proposals to NGOs/CBOs- UNDP Zambezi Valley Biodiversity Project Small Grants – Zimbabwe   
September 06, 2019
Source: Coordination - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Ministry of Environment of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry (METHI), with support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) developed a project to mitigate...
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Govt courts private sector in conservation projects   
September 06, 2019
Source: News Day - Speaking during the handover of vehicles to the Zambezi Valley Biodiversity project, which is funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under Global Environment Facility (GEF), Ndlovu said government was hamstrung...
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Caribbean urged to 'break-up' with single use plastics   
September 04, 2019
Source: The Jamaica Observer - BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Global Environment Facility-funded Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (GEF IWEco) project has launched a video urging Caribbean...
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T&T, Barbados, St Lucia to receive $21M to treat with toxic waste   
August 30, 2019
Source: Loop News - Global Environment Facility (GEF) will be allocating US $21 million to fund the planning and implementation of the Caribbean activities to manage and eliminate toxic chemicals and wastes. In a statement issued Thursday, the...
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UNDP seeks more roles for Nigeria women in natural resources decisions   
August 25, 2019
Source: Vanguard - Speaking at the Youth Leadership Entrepreneurship Access and Development, YOULEAD, Project’s Learning and Sharing Forum in Abuja, National Coordinator of the Global Environment Facility, GEF, Small Grant Programme of the...
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Focus on environment: CSO to assess T&T's protected areas   
August 25, 2019
Source: Loop News - The project, done as part of IFPAMTT (Improving Forest and Protected Area Management in Trinidad and Tobago), is funded by a US$2.7 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). (Photo L-R: CSO Director Sean O'Brien,...
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The fight to protect the world’s most trafficked wild commodity   
August 18, 2019
Source: National Geographic news - According to the Global Environment Facility, an international partnership among governments, civil society, and the private sector to support conservation, the illegal wild animal trade is worth between $5 billion and $20...
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Global Environment Facility (GEF)   
August 15, 2019
Source: FAO - With 35 percent of the earth’s land used for crops and pastures, another 30 percent covered by forests and a full 70 percent of abstracted fresh water used by agriculture, there is no question that agriculture needs to be...
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Guinea and UNDP launch new adaptation project to prepare for climate change impacts   
August 15, 2019
Source: Prevention Web - Supported with US$5.35 million from the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries Fund and the United Nations Development Programme for a period of four years, the project will be implemented by the Ministry...
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