Every little helps: small grants make a big impact on the environment

Over the past 20 years, more than $460 million has been distributed in small grants directly to community-based projects, generating nearly $600 million in co-financing for projects in over 120 countries world-wide.

GEF CEO Calls for Strengthened Policy Frameworks and Public-Private Risk-Sharing for the Transformation to Low-Carbon Economies at National Council for Science and Environment


Five Things You Didn’t Know About Mercury

Although 128 countries have already signed the Minamata Convention to prohibit mercury use and release into the environment, these five facts about this chemical still remain largely unknown.

Cities, Capital in the Fight Against Climate Change

Cities drive our economies, generate about 80% of global GDP, absorb 70% of global energy, and emit as much CO2. Yet, they give most room to address global sustainable development challenges.

GEF Grant to Restore Degraded Land in Western PRC

Administering a $5.25 million grant from the GEF, the Asian Development Bank is restoring degraded lands and boosting local livelihoods in the western region of the People’s Republic of China.