FAO and the GEF

Partnering for sustainable agri-food systems and the environment

Latest news and updates from the partnership

The Ocean Foundation (TOF) and UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched a new website in support of sustainable fisheries management around the world. 

Mariama Sarr works as a seafood harvester ...

Strengthening forest-related data in reporting to the Paris Agreement
Five countries will benefit from projects focusing on biodiversity and water security
King and Queen of Belgium visit FAO-GEF forestry project in Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Indonesian seas are rich in marine biodiveristy with high fisheries productivity especially for sought-after fish resources, including BSC, locally known as rajungan. Concerns over the sustainability of this high value commodity has emerged in the pa
This case study focuses on the main challenges and steps in designing and putting the greenhouse gas inventory archiving procedures into action in the country.
"I encourage farmers to continue the path they have taken to build climate resilience."
FAO reaffirms its commitment to support the Government of Côte d'Ivoire in the implementation of sustainable agricultural value chains as part of the FOLUR Impact Program
There is no sweeter business than harvesting honey while protecting forests
With record funding for the GEF-8 replenishment, FAO has opportunities to continue supporting countries in transforming their agri-food systems to be greener and more climate resilient and help reverse catastrophic environmental trends.
A new series of FAO e-learning courses on greenhouse gas inventories will help countries meet their commitments to the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF)
Story of a young woman’s resilience and her trust in climate-smart farming despite the challenges posed by the changing climate.
28 February 2022, Nairobi, Kenya - FAO and UNEP, as co-leads for the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, launched the call for World Restoration Flagships under the UN Decade during a high-level flagship side event at the fifth session of the UN Environment
Here’s what FAO's partnership with the GEF is doing helping in this United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: From commitments to actions for nature
New generations of students help adapt local knowledge and practices to a changing world
This publication was produced to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Global Environment Facility, with contributions from across the GEF community, it includes reflections from governments, agencies, conventions and other partners on three decades of co
Eight countries will benefit from projects to address land degradation, biodiversity and sustainability of marine resources