FAO and the GEF

Partnering for sustainable agri-food systems and the environment

Latest news and updates from the partnership

The initiative aims at restoring degraded landscape and enhancing the socio-economic development of local communities.
The webinar will highlight global and national efforts’ on forest monitoring that support the implementation of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement.
The indigenous women spearheading an FAO-GEF forest conservation project.
Can solid data inform good decisions when it comes to sustainable forest management? FAO is working with the GEF through the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency to help countries expand their data collection and analysis capabilities in support
This World Food Day, FAO is reaffirming its commitment to work together with the GEF towards solutions for our shared community: our member states and the communities they represent.
Register for this online learning event to better understand how FAO is building capacity towards enhanced transparency in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector
María Cristina protects endangered prehistoric trees because keeping ecosystems healthy keeps us healthy
The virtual event will launch the “FAO Green Cities Action Programme”, a new initiative focusing on small, intermediate and metropolitan cities that aims to improve people’s wellbeing through increased availability of and access to products and services p
23rd September, 2020: This international technical webinar aims to give a general overview of the ongoing work being done in the African region on forest monitoring and climate action; present the “Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency – Forest
Nourishing families and communities through home gardens in Sri Lanka
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for a "brave, visionary and collaborative" response to COVID-19.
FAO's Life and Nature project in Cambodia aims to improve adaptive capacity of rural communities to impacts of climate change and strengthen ecosystem services to support agriculture and to attain food security.
The micro-watershed management approach promoted by the Life and Nature Project (LNP), funded by GEF, offered a practical approach to addressing climate change adaptation for both local authorities and farmers facing the daunting consequences of climate c
FAO's Life and Nature project in the region is supporting the development and use of integrated micro-watershed management approach to improve rural livelihoods.
In the last few years, communities in Preah Vihear have been at high risk of losing this forest due to illegal logging and forest encroachment, with a high risk of severe water shortage. However, the situation has significantly improved.
Combating food insecurity in Peru with ancestral solidarity during the COVID-19 crisis
The Climate-Smart Livestock project is helping families across seven Ecuadorian provinces mitigate the effects of climate change by smart livestock practices.
With tree nurseries, seed distributions, and agroforestry trainings, the Integrated Sustainable Land and Coastal Management project is helping communities build back better after disaster.
On 21 July 2020, join an online session examining SIMOCUTE, Costa Rica's national system for monitoring land cover, land use and ecosystems.
Join our webinar to learn more about the importance of the Enhanced Transparency Framework of the Paris Agreement and how the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) can support its implementation.