FAO and the GEF

Partnering for sustainable agri-food systems and the environment

Latest news and updates from the partnership

As part of the work that the Endangered Species Conservation Initiative has been developing in relation to the last population of the Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus ) in Central Chile, the project team carried out the installation of the cameras.
A Farmer Field School (FFS) programme is being implemented in 20 villages of Labutta township including Loke Taung village to promote CSA techniques on rice and green gram cultivation.
GEF-funded project in Iran helped Fatemeh discover her potential for business.
GEF-FAO fishery project makes remarkable progress in protecting international waters’ biodiversity
Celebrating encouraging results from the FAO-GEF Common Oceans ABNJ Program
FAO and partners work to restore mangroves through the global Coastal Fisheries Initiative
A total of 100 agricultural producers representing the communes belonging to the SIPAN Network in the Alto Andina and Cordillera Pehuenche Macrozones attended the First National Meeting of the SIPAN Network, "Promoting Our Agricultural Heritage", co-organ
FAO's Life and Nature project is empowering women by improving female farmer’s decision-making and enhancing the equal participation, representation, and rights of women.
The 57th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council and the 27th Least Development Countries Fund (LDCF) Council have approved a funding of USD 61.5 million and USD 13.6 million respectively to support FAO’s work.
FAO and GEF team up in new project to make forest data more transparent, accessible and available
New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems
Based on information provided by 91 countries and 27 international organizations, analysis of global literature and datasets, and contributions from over 175 authors and reviewers, The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture assesses bi
The Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project completes a five-year programme of high seas shark assessments
Accra, Ghana, 23rd January 2019. The Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project's electronic monitoring pilot in Ghana has come to an end.
Funded by GEF, FAO is implementing a five-year project on “Sustainable cropland and forest management in priority agro-ecosystems of Myanmar” aiming to build the capacity of farming and forestry stakeholders to mitigate climate change and improve land co
12–15 December 2018, Siem Reap, Cambodia: Forum to accelerate efforts to wipe out root causes of climate change impact upon the livelihoods of Cambodia’s rural poor.
Under FAO's Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded "Life and Nature" project, a joint force of national and sub-national government officials, local authorities, watershed management committees, community members, forestry officers, monks, rangers, teac
Rome, Italy, 5-7 December 2018. Five years from the start of the Common Oceans ABNJ Program, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), some of the partners, donors and beneficiaries gat
Productores ganaderos serán parte de la elaboración de un protocolo que permitirá evaluar la degradación de pastizales en Uruguay y tomar decisiones que promuevan el manejo sostenible de este recurso clave.
Forty participants from countries spanning three continents, international organizations and non-governmental organizations met last week in Guayaquil to launch the GEF Coastal Fisheries Initiative (CFI) at a Global Inception Meeting for the GEF-financed