China to reduce soil pollution with support from the Global Environment Facility

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the Contaminated Site Management Project, which is financed by a $15 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

GEF Project Partner in Haiti Wins Prestigious Environmental Prize

Jean Wiener was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for his work on the protection and management of Haiti’s coastal and marine ecosystems and adjacent watersheds.

The road to resilience: Communities in Burundi share solutions for sustainability

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is supporting capacity-building activities with communities near Kibira National Park to improve agricultural practices and preserve wood resources.

GEF at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The GEF reaffirms its commitment to partner with Indigenous Peoples on integrated, innovative sustainable development initiatives that catalyze the contributions of traditional knowledge and support the global environment.

Wetlands: The key to protecting millions from flooding

If there were a natural solution to flooding, soil erosion and water contamination, wouldn’t it be worth protecting? The world’s wetlands may well be that solution.