Ships transport 90% of goods around the globe. They also carry three-four billion tons of ballast water each year. To prevent the introduction of invasive species that threaten marine ecosystems, GloBallast Program helps manage ballast water better.
The World Bank and GEF Partner to Restore Migratory Fisheries
Addressing the decline of important migratory fish stocks in coastal areas and those beyond national jurisdiction is key in managing high value migratory species while maintaining sustainable fisheries and biodiversity conservation.
With the global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, food production needs to increase by at least 60% to ensure food security for everyone. In response to this global challenge, the GEF is committed to making a change for sustainable agriculture.