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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Mainstream Migratory Soaring Birds Safeguards"

Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Mainstream Migratory Soaring Birds Safeguards

This GEF-financed project implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has achieved successful and transformational results in mainstreaming migratory soaring bird (MSB) safeguards into the five key sectors directly affecting MSBs along the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway: hunting,…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Promoting Non-POPs Alternatives to DDT and Environmental Health Through Engaging Key Local Partners"

Good Practice Brief: Promoting Non-POPs Alternatives to DDT and Environmental Health Through Engaging Key Local Partners

Through the GEF investment, India has taken the first step to eliminate dependency on the insecticide DDT by promoting locally appropriate, cost-effective, and sustainable alternatives, including the Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN) and Neem-based and bacteria-based biopesticides. HIL (India)…
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Cover image for publication "South-South Cooperation for Upscaling Nature-based Solutions for Climate Adaptation"

Good Practice Brief: South-South Cooperation for Upscaling Nature-based Solutions for Climate Adaptation

This Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) project is a flagship initiative for South-South cooperation, enabling an exchange of technology transfer, capacity-building, policy support or fundraising between countries in the Global South. The project catalyzed global and regional collaboration on…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Enhancing Engagement of Private Sector and Local Communities on Peatland Management"

Good Practice Brief: Enhancing Engagement of Private Sector and Local Communities on Peatland Management

Indonesia has approximately 25 million hectares of peatlands, which provide unique ecosystem services and a source of livelihood to rural populations. Peatlands in Indonesia store an estimated 46 gigatons of carbon equivalent to approximately 8-14 percent of all global soil carbon. Despite the…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Innovative Governance for Participatory Design of a Green City"

Good Practice Brief: Innovative Governance for Participatory Design of a Green City

“Asuncion Green City of the Americas – Pathways to Sustainability” is one of the GEF investments aiming to support Asuncion’s ambition to become a green and sustainable city. Through an integrated approach, the project seeks to advance integrated land use planning of the Metropolitan Area of…
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Cover of the publication "Good Practice Brief: Finding Solutions for Electronic Waste with the Private Sector and Multi-Stakeholders Engagement"

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

The project connects and operationalizes pre-existing elements of a multi-stakeholder Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system in Nigeria, which is an innovative policy and financial instrument that requires manufacturers, importers, and retailers of electronic products to be physically and…
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Good Practice Brief: Renewable Energy Technology for Smallholder Farmers

The Scaling-up of Renewable Energy Technologies (S-RET) project targeted 8,000 smallholder farmers in five Cambodian provinces comprising 980 villages, particularly women and poor households in remote areas, who lack access to modern, affordable, and reliable energy sources. Building on strong…
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Cover image for the publication "Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Climate Resilience through People Centered Approaches"

Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Climate Resilience through People-centered Approaches

The resilience of people to climate change was enhanced by the project by building the capacity of communities and women through two innovative, people-centered approaches - Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and Dimitra Clubs - and by strengthening agro-climate information communications and setting up a…
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Cover image for the publication "Good Practice Brief: Participatory Conservation and Peacebuilding in Dry Forest as Production Landscape"

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

The dry forest ecosystem is a high conservation priority in Colombia. This project seeks to promote the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in dry forests to ensure the flow of ecosystem services and to mitigate deforestation and desertification in the Caribbean region and the Inter-…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Building Capacity Towards Reducing GHG Emissions from Global Shipping"

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

The GEF, IMO, and UNDP launched the project "Transforming the Global Maritime Transport Industry towards a Low Carbon Future through Improved Energy Efficiency (GloMEEP)" to support 10 Lead Pilot Countries (LPCs) - Argentina, China, Georgia, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Morocco, Panama, Philippines,…

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