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New Regional Program to Protect Amazon

Joint World Bank Group/Global Environment Facility Press Release

New Regional Program to Protect Amazon 

GEF project gives boost to climate action

 

GEF Approves New $90 million Grant Program for Global Partnership to Support Wildlife Conservation

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2015 – A $90 million grant program was approved by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) yesterday for a global partnership to promote investments in biodiversity conservation, preserve wildlife and encourage sustainable livelihoods in Africa and Asia.

GEF for Sustainable Cities – New Global Program Launched to Develop and Manage Cities Sustainably

Washington DC/Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3 - 11 countries, 23 pilot cities and an investment of USD 150 million in GEF grants plus USD 1.5 billion in additional financing from other sources: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) today approved a new global program to address the challenge of a rapidly urbanizing world and the subsequent pressure on cities.

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

 

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 30, 2014 – 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). This project will help clean up contaminated sites and improve its management of soil pollution.

 

 

Farming and Craft Fair at COP20

PRESS RELEASE


Community-based Farming Organizations Showcase the Synergies of Resilient Eco-systems and Sustainable Livelihoods at COP20 Fair


GEF Grant to Enhance the Environmental Performance of Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators in Chinese Cities

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2014 – Today the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved the Municipal Solid Waste Management Project, financed with a $12 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the People’s Republic of China.

Samoa starts cross-sectoral response to climate change adaptation

Apia, Samoa —Samoa is set to adopt a whole-of-government approach to climate change adaptation through a US$12.3 million initiative, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

 

GEF Kicks-off its Sixth Programming Phase

GEF Kicks-off its Sixth Programming Phase

 First set of projects approved for GEF-6 work program supports work across the environment Conventions; Brazilian FUNBIO becomes a GEF project agency