The GEF-7 Sustainable Cities Impact Program (SCIP) harnesses the power of networks and experience from the pilot phase and will support 24 new cities in 9 countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone). The program will advance the integrated approach of urban planning and bring together global, national, and local stakeholders to work together towards a common vision of sustainable, inclusive, gender sensitive, and resilient development.
The 2019/2020 Annual Progress Report provides an overview of the progress made since the launch of the planetGOLD program in early 2019 and includes data from the national projects and the global coordination project. Explore the visual report to discover key activities and accomplishments in the program, learn about impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and get a glimpse of future goals and plans.
This publication documents the progress and results achieved by the national and regional projects during 2020 in Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. These accomplishments are a result of the strong collaboration among the national and subnational governments and executing agencies, GEF implementing agencies, and especially, the effort put forth by the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program teams, their partners, and the communities we serve.
The Resilient Food Systems (RFS) program is one of three Integrated Approach Pilot programs financed by the GEF during the sixth replenishment cycle (GEF-6). It aims to improve the resilience and sustainability of smallholder agricultural systems while generating global environmental benefits. Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the RFS program has continued to progress with advancing integrated solutions in smallholder agriculture across dryland regions in Africa.
The Global Environment Facility takes a holistic approach to tackling the poaching crisis by seeking to reduce both supply and demand which is driving the illegal wildlife trade, as well as targeted efforts to curb the actual trafficking. We support stronger monitoring and enforcement efforts, strengthening of legal and regulatory frameworks, and awareness raising.