The GEF is engaging a broad range of stakeholders in recipient countries through the Country Support Programme (CSP), including Expanded Constituency Workshops (ECWs), National Dialogues, and other activities.
The GEF is playing an active role in combating poaching and illegal wildlife trade. The fight against extinction includes involving and empowering communities, and working with local and national authorities as well as international partners to curb the deadly trade.
Trading Ghost Nets for Sustainable Fishing Gear in Guinea Bissau
Ghost nets constitute one of the major threats to aquatic life. Yet, artisanal fishers have long used those nets along the River Cacheu in Guinea Bissau. Recognizing the detrimental effects of ghost nets, fishermen and the GEF SGP have devised a plan to get rid of them...