FAO and the GEF

Partnering for sustainable agri-food systems and the environment

Latest news and updates from the partnership

Las Macrozonas Alto Andino y Cordillera Pehuenche serán reconocidas por su biodiversidad y conocimiento tradicional sobre el manejo de sistemas agroalimentarios.
One of the world's most advanced marine research vessels, the Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, 3rd ship to bear that name during FAO and Norway’s ongoing 40-year partnership, set sail in 2017!
FAO supports land rehabilitation in Angola’s indigenous and pastoral communities.
Laxmi is one of about 3,000 farmers who are learning new ways of cultivating crops and caring for livestock that can offset some of the impacts of climate change.
As the Global Environment Facility (GEF) marks its 25th anniversary, FAO celebrates more than 20 years of partnering with it on country-driven investments in the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment. The synergies between GEF and FAO pri
26 Septembre 2017, Libreville – La boîte à outils « Développement et mise en œuvre de la gestion durable de la chasse villageoise en Afrique centrale », éditée par la FAO, le CIRAD, le CIFOR et l'UICN, partage, à travers les deux guides qui la compose, l'
The BIG 2050 initiative has officially been launched in Ilha Grande, Brazil, establishing a self-sustaining mechanism for detecting environmental issues and providing support to counteract said problems.
The Environmental Protected Area of Anhatomirim (EPAA) is a multi-stakeholder MPA (similar to IUCN Protected Area Category VI) located in the State of Santa Catarina, South-Southeast Brazilian coast and is one of the REBYC II – LAC pilot sites. Small-scal
GEF-FishAdapt Project on “Strengthening the adaptive capacity and resilience of fisheries and aquaculture-dependent livelihoods in Myanmar"
Multi-year effort offers valuable lessons in how to halt land degradation and desertification.
The GEF funded project, being executed by FAO is working towards helping wetland users adapt to climate change, by changing their practices in order to manage the wetlands more sustainably.
FAO urges further protection of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems for sustainability, food security, livelihoods and culture.
Studies reveal extent of risks from pesticides in the region; show that field schools can dramatically cut their use.
GEF-funded, FAO project forms part of global effort to improve fisheries management in the common oceans.
Some $538 million was mobilized to support FAO programmes during the first eight months of 2012, representing a 28 percent increase on the same period last year, FAO announced today.
A project aimed at using research and education to tackle growing global concerns over the negative health implications of poor nutrition and also improve food security.
Rural communities can maximize the benefits of sustainable ecotourism.
A project to strengthen the management of Forestry and Protected Areas in the 4 countries.
Integrated Production and Pest Management Programme in West Africa makes important progress.