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Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Title: Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Title alternative: Investing In Our Planet
Creator: Global Environment Facility
Abstract: The GEF helps developing countries fund projects and programs that protect the global environment. GEF grants support projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer, and persistent organic pollutants.
GEF is an independent financial organization that provides grants to developing countries for projects that benefit the global environment and promote sustainable livelihoods in local communities.
GEF projects address six complex global environmental issues:
* Biodiversity
* Climate Change
* International Waters
* Land Degradation
* The Ozone Layer
* Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) [according to site editor's information]
Keywords: Foreign and development aid projects; Biodiversity; Developing countries; International environmental organizations; International environmental protection; Climate change; Air pollution
Countries: Global Resources
Subject areas: Economy ยป Ecology
Resource type: International and supranational Organisations
Language: English
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