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Investing in Africa’s Cities

GEF CEO Naoko Ishii wrapped up a visit to Africa, focused on dealing with the challenges of rapid urbanization in Johannesburg, where she joined Executive Mayor Parks Tau, and Abidjan, both part of the integrated Sustainable Cities program.

The Water, Land and Energy Nexus

An integrated, cross-sectoral approach is required to safeguard water availability and productivity in the long term, providing direct synergies with food energy security and ecosystem stability.

Transforming Transport Systems for a Sustainable Future

To solve the sustainability challenges of cities, we need greater knowledge sharing, integrated approaches, and to start thinking differently.

Environmental Challenges Need Integrated Solutions

The future of all life on Earth depends on how we manage the interdependencies between environment and development.

The GEF Welcomes Historic Agreement at COP21 Paris Climate Talks

The new universal agreement aims to keep a global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius and to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

Upcoming Meetings

02/10/16 - 02/11/16 , Equatorial Guinea
02/16/16 - 02/19/16 , Botswana
03/01/16 - 03/04/16 , Trinidad and Tobago
03/15/16 - 03/18/16 , Montenegro