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Making Protected Areas an Integral Part of Development

Working with the Global Environment Facility, the World Bank helped the Brazilian Government implement a series of protected areas that have reversed deforestation in the Amazon and returned benefits to communities.

Safeguarding the future of nature and people in the Coral Triangle through marine protection

Coral Triangle countries are helping to avoid a natural and humanitarian toll in the Indo Pacific by conserving ocean habitats that are critical for the food security and livelihoods of more than a hundred million people

GEF Grant to Enhance the Environmental Performance of Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators in Chinese Cities

World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved the Municipal Solid Waste Management Project, financed with a $12 million grant from the Global Environment Facility

Samoa starts cross-sectoral response to climate change adaptation

Samoa set to adopt a whole-of-government approach to climate change adaptation through a US$12.3 million initiative, in partnership with GEF and UNDP

The Silent Attack of Persistent Organic Pesticides

A total of $ 554 million is committed in GEF 6 to support projects in the Chemicals and waste focal area with US$375 million destined to POPs projects.