This guide offers a practical step-by-step blueprint with illustrative examples on how to design, implement, and measure progress with regards to knowledge exchange initiatives embedded in projects.
An Overview of the main lessons drawn from the GEF mission to China to observe and understand the Integrated Ecosystem Management approach in combating land degradation.
Knowledge Series: India - Sustainable Land and Ecosystem Management Country Partnership Program (SLEM-CPP)
An Overview of the main lessons drawn from the GEF mission to India to observe and understand the IEM approach in combating natural resources degradation.
Knowledge Series: Burkina Faso - Integrated Ecosystem Management to Combat Natural Resources Degradation in Watersheds
An Overview of the main lessons drawn from the GEF mission to Burkina Faso to observe and understand the IEM approach in combating natural resources degradation.
Women make up half of the world’s population and are fundamental to the achievement of global environmental benefits and the Sustainable Development Goals. As primary caretakers of households and communities, women have highly specialized and valuable knowledge for the conservation and management of natural resources. At the same time, they are often the most impacted by environmental degradation and climate-related events. At its core, the Small Grants Programme believes that women are important agents of change and should be meaningfully involved in environmental programming.
Indigenous Peoples’ traditional knowledge and ecosystem management practices are recognized by the GEF as highly relevant for protection of the global environmental commons, environmental management, sustainable development, and increased resilience. The GEF sees Indigenous Peoples as distinct communities whose identity and culture are inextricably linked to the land, territories and natural resources they depend upon. Through its operations and policies, the GEF supports the realization of the provisions of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.