The GEF supports adaptation to climate change in developing countries through the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF), which supports urgent, medium and long-term adaptation needs in least developed countries (LDCs), and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF), accessible by all developing countries. Established in 2001 at United Nations Climate Change Conference COP7, the two funds also support implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Nature-based solutions for erosion control in Vietnam
This brief highlights a project in Niger that is tackling climate change and land degradation, and scaling up sustainable natural resource management for family farming.
The GEF will deploy scarce financial resources where they can be most helpful to all stakeholders—governments, businesses, communities, researchers—to accelerate climate action. Learn more about the GEF’s work in climate change mitigation and adaptation through this publication, as we seek to support and scale climate change solutions in pursuit of systemic transformation.
This report provides an overview of a number of successful initiatives on climate change adaptation that UNDP supported in sub-Saharan Africa from 2000 to 2015. These signposts lay the groundwork needed to tap Africa’s vast resources and human talents to transform the continent and ensure a brighter future for generations to come, while at the same time providing valuable insights into global efforts to mainstream and accelerate climate actions in Africa and across the globe.
This publication is a joint effort by the GEF partnership to showcase some of the insights gained from the now substantial portfolio of GEF-funded adaptation projects.
Investing in Ecosystem Services and Adaptation for Food Security. This publication offers a succinct overview of the GEF's investments already made in maintaining ecosystem service flows and securing the resiliency for food systems throughout the developing world.