GEF Biodiversity Fact Sheet

The GEF’s biodiversity portfolio has been the largest focal area portfolio in terms of grant amounts provided, and accounts for about one-third of total GEF investment to developing countries and to those with economies in transition.

Since 1991, the GEF has invested about $2.8 billion and leveraged about $7.6 billion in cofinancing for 790 projects that address the loss of globally significant biodiversity in more than 155 countries.

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