FAO and the GEF

Partnering for sustainable agri-food systems and the environment

Latest news and updates from the partnership

This week, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is hosting the signature event of the International Waters (IW) Portfolio: the 9th GEF International Waters Conference (IWC9) – an interactive training and learning event focused on this specific focal area
The report published earlier this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees, sounds the final alarm bell for action.
The province of Napo, located in the central area of Ecuador, stands out for its traditional approaches, where the local family farmers have been using the Chakra system for sustainable production of fine aroma cocoa in approximately 1 200 hectares of for
17-September-2018, FAO launches the Green Agriculture project (Green-Ag) in India which aims to catalyse transformative change of India’s agricultural sector to support achievement of national and global environmental benefits and conservation of critical
The project will contribute to improving the management of 10,000 ha of High Conservation Value Forests (HCVFs) and 20,000 ha of other forest types to increase biodiversity conservation and sequester about 1 million tonne carbon in Badghis, Paktya and Kun
A FAO-GEF project will work to restore, improve and sustainably manage the Chilghoza pine forests in Pakistan.
Napo cocoa is produced under the traditional mixed production chakra system in approximately 1200 hectares, along with forest species and other crops intended for feeding families and medicinal and cultural uses.
Concientización de los productores, demanda de información y voluntad de acceder a los nuevos planes de financiación del Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca (MGAP) que exigen constancia de entrega de envases, son algunos de los motivos del éxito q
Es necesario que la sociedad valore mejor los pastizales, coinciden actores vinculados a la ganadería y los pastizales del Uruguay que participan de un proyecto global.
Improving fisheries management and safeguarding biodiversity across the areas beyond national jurisdiction.
In Da Nang, Viet Nam, the GEF has today approved US$ 15 million in funding to assist continued management of the large marine ecosystem in the Bay of Bengal in order to help sustain ecosystem services for the benefit of the coastal populations and countri
We can’t really talk about the planet’s most pressing environmental problems without talking about food systems. And by food systems, we also mean the agriculture that it takes to support them: farming, fisheries, forestry and the value chains that provid
Con el proyecto de Ganadería Climáticamente Inteligente la producción de Uruguay se adaptará mejor al cambio climático.
The Sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and associated meetings will take place from 23-29 June 2018 in Da Nang, Viet Nam.
On 14th of April 2018, FAO organized a joint event with Directorate General of Natural Recourse Management (DGNRM) and presented registration certificates to the 10 newly appointed Forest Management Associations (FMAs).
Through the “Reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions through Community Forests and Sustainable Biomass Energy” Project, FAO and MAIL has established 10 new forest management associations and has formally registered with MAIL based on new forest law.
The demersal finfish trawling fleet of Suriname is known to occasionally capture sea turtles and other potentially vulnerable species such as rays, sharks and groupers. Within the support of REBYC-II LAC, the Suriname Fisheries Department aims to reduce t
Cuatro grupos liderados por mujeres del municipio de Candelaria de la Frontera compartieron su experiencia de las iniciativas empresariales que han emprendido en el marco del apoyo recibido a través del Proyecto de Adaptación al Cambio Climático.
The Brazilian Cerrado is recognized as the richest savannah in the world, sheltering more than 11 000 catalogued species of native plants (of which 45% are exclusive to the region) and more than 1 600 species of mammals, birds and reptiles.
Nepal is one of the countries hardest hit by the impacts of climate change, and farmers are some of the worst affected. An FAO climate-smart agriculture project in Nepal is helping families improve their yields and livelihoods, giving them alternatives to