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Global Environment Facility (GEF)

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The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is an international partnership of 183 countries, international institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector set up in 1992 to address global environmental issues.

The GEF provides grants and mobilises additional funding for thousands of  environmental projects in 170 countries worldwide. Projects cover goals relating to climate change, land degradation, healthy oceans, biodiversity and pollution. It aims include building greener cities, boosting food security and promoting clean energy for a more prosperous, climate-resilient world.

  • GEF is a partnership of 18 agencies  — including United Nations agencies, multilateral development banks, national entities and international NGOs and a large network of civil society organizations. Receives  continuous inputs from an independent evaluation office and a world-class scientific panel.
  •  GEF supports multi-stakeholder alliances to preserve threatened ecosystems on land and in the oceans.

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