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UN-Habitat finds multi-hazard vulnerabilities in Jaipur city   
May 29, 2022
Source: The Hindu - Posing a challenge for urban planners, UN-Habitat has identified multi-hazard vulnerabilities, urban sprawl, weak urban mobility and “green-blue disconnect” as the pressing issues for Jaipur city. Though...
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Rural Electrification: GEF, UNDP kick-start $2.9m off-grid lighting project   
May 27, 2022
Source: The Punch on MSN.com - Odinaka Anudu Published 27 May 2022THE Rural Electrification Agency with funding support from the Global Environment Facility and the United Nations Development Programme has kicked off a five-year rural electrification project.
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DENR chief highlights CBO resiliency in conservation, livelihood programs   
May 27, 2022
Source: BusinessMirror - Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna on Thursday highlighted the importance of building the resilience of community-based organizations (CBO) in undertaking conservation and livelihood interventions. This is as the Philippines...
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NCPC-SA energy efficiency objectives ‘big opportunity’ to reduce South Africa’s carbon intensity   
May 26, 2022
Source: Engineering News - Funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the DTIC, the work of the project was implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the NCPC-SA, as well as the Department of Mineral Resources...
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A New Green Order': The World Bank and the Politics of the Global Environment Facility   
May 26, 2022
Source: JSTOR - The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a publicly funded, multi-billion dollar experiment in global resource management. It was set up in 1991 under the auspices of the World Bank to fund international conventions on climate...
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World Bank approves funds to promote biodiversity, carbon neutrality in Chinese cities   
May 26, 2022
Source: People - The World Bank has decided to provide funds for an urban environment project in China to promote biodiversity conservation and carbon neutrality, the country's finance ministry said Wednesday. About 26.
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Tata Steel’s Koushik Chatterjee to head TNFD’s India Consultation Group   
May 26, 2022
Source: Odisha Diary - The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), at the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday, announced the formation of six national consultation groups including one in India which w
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Tata Steel CFO to head panel on nature-related financial disclosure   
May 25, 2022
Source: Business Line - The TNFD will deliver its framework in 2023, enabling organisations to report and act on evolving nature-related risks.
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The Risks of Turning Planet Earth into a Giant Desert   
May 25, 2022
Source: Inter Press Service - State, ministers and delegates, met in the 15 Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the UNCCD, held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 9-20 May 2022
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Cash and action are needed to avert a biodiversity crisis   
May 25, 2022
Source: Nature - To stop catastrophic losses of animal and plant species, countries need to move ahead with talks and give generously — despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
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