Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Climate Resilience through People Centered Approaches

Farmers Field School (FFS) approach, which supports participatory planning and decision making, encourages field-based learning and application of scientific concepts, and is driven by local knowledge, enabled the project to develop more than 50 best practices of agriculture and pastoral adaptation…

Good Practice Brief: Participatory Conservation and Peacebuilding in Dry Forest as Production Landscape

The project builds trust with local communities, promoted participatory conservation in the tropical dry forest as a production landscape and ensured benefits for local communities from dry forest ecosystem services, including reviving traditional agricultural products. The project fostered strong…

Good Practice Brief: Finding Solutions for Electronic Waste with the Private Sector and Multi-Stakeholders Engagement

Collaborating with a mix of national and international experts from the private sector, the private sector-led Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) on electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) in Nigeria and Government of Nigeria established levy system to collect fee for collection and…
Renewable Energy Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Good Practice Brief: Renewable Energy Technology for Smallholder Farmers

The project’s approach of open call for proposals encouraged private sector to be engaged in offering innovative, affordable and reliable renewable energy technology solutions and developing sustainable livelihood opportunities for climate vulnerable smallholder farmers. Innovative renewable energy…

planetGOLD 2019/2020 Annual Progress Report

The mission of the planetGOLD program is to make small-scale gold mining safer, cleaner, and more profitable from mine to market—by closing the financing gap, supporting formalization, and connecting miners with mercury-free technology and formal markets. The 2019/2020 Annual Progress Report…

Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program Progress Report 2020

This publication documents the progress and results achieved by the national and regional projects during 2020 in Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. These accomplishments are a result of the strong collaboration among the national and subnational governments and executing agencies, GEF implementing…

Resilient Food Systems 2020 Annual Report

The Resilient Food Systems (RFS) program is one of three Integrated Approach Pilot programs financed by the GEF during the sixth replenishment cycle (GEF-6). It aims to improve the resilience and sustainability of smallholder agricultural systems while generating global environmental benefits.…

Communities Conserving Wildlife

This publication provides a valuable account of how participation of local communities in the conservation of threatened species yields positive environmental and socio-economic results. Our planet is undergoing another mass extinction due to reasons widely known, including human activities such as…

Good Practice Brief: Building Capacity Towards Reducing GHG Emissions from Global Shipping

International shipping contributes approximately 2 percent to global CO2 emissions. The need for shipping services is projected to increase over the coming decades, so emissions are expected to rise as well. To curb this development, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to include…

Combatting Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Global Environment Facility takes a holistic approach to tackling the poaching crisis by seeking to reduce both supply and demand which is driving the illegal wildlife trade, as well as targeted efforts to curb the actual trafficking. We support stronger monitoring and enforcement efforts,…

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