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Cover image for publication "Community-based Climate Solutions for Sustainable Development"

Community-based Climate Solutions for Sustainable Development

This publication provides an overview of initiatives under the GEF Small Grants Programme's (SGP) climate change portfolio which fall under the following thematic areas: Renewable energy access for improved livelihoods Forest conservation for carbon storage and livelihoods Civil society…
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Cover image for publication "The GEF and Climate Change: Catalyzing Transformation"

The GEF and Climate Change: Catalyzing Transformation

The Global Environment Facility is the largest and most experienced multilateral fund dedicated to addressing climate change and threats to nature around the world. The two climate change adaptation funds it manages - the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF…
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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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The Africa Minigrids Program

The Africa Minigrids Program (AMP) is a country-led technical assistance program for minigrids, active in an initial 18 African countries. AMP is expressly targeting early-stage minigrid markets, seeking to establish the enabling environment for subsequent private investment at scale. With GEF…
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Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program

Under the seventh GEF replenishment, GEF-7, Impact Programs (IPs) on Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration (FOLUR); Sustainable Forest Management (SFM); and Sustainable Cities are being developed to address the drivers of environmental degradation, and to support transformational change in these…
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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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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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Good Practice Brief: Integrated Coastal Watershed Conservation in Mexico

The Good Practice Briefs were produced by the GEF Secretariat in collaboration with relevant GEF Agencies. Shared at the 57th Council meeting, this pilot series identifies good practice examples from the GEF project portfolio, in line with key GEF2020 strategic priorities and GEF-7 programming…
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Good Practice Brief: Data Driven Integrated Forest Management in Turkey

The Good Practice Briefs were produced by the GEF Secretariat in collaboration with relevant GEF Agencies. Shared at the 57th Council meeting, this pilot series identifies good practice examples from the GEF project portfolio, in line with key GEF2020 strategic priorities and GEF-7 programming…
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Good Practice Brief: Fostering Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security in Niger

The Good Practice Briefs were produced by the GEF Secretariat in collaboration with relevant GEF Agencies. Shared at the 57th Council meeting, this pilot series identifies good practice examples from the GEF project portfolio, in line with key GEF2020 strategic priorities and GEF-7 programming…

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