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Nations rally to protect global environment

April 25, 2018
Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged US$4.1 billion to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to better protect the future of the planet and human well-being.
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Vital Signs and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources to Implement the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency Project in Kenya

January 9, 2018
On December 20th, 2017, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat approved the implementation of the medium sized project entitled “Strengthening National Capacity in Kenya to Meet the Transparency Requirements of the Paris Agreement and Supporting the Coordination of National, Regional and Global Transparency-related Activities in Kenya.”
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A voice from the Liberian mangroves: ensuring that GEF investments work for both women and men

November 27, 2017
The CI-GEF mangrove project employs Conservation Agreements with several communities, in addition to developing participatory land-use plans and establishing protected areas to protect at least 35% of Liberia’s mangroves.
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Vital Signs and Partners Co-host a Capacity Building Workshop on The Land Degradation Toolbox

November 2, 2017
In Octob​er 2017, Vital Signs together with the Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies and National Aeronautics and Space Administration held a capacity building workshop for the GEF Land Degradation Monitoring toolbox in Morogoro, Tanzania.
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L to R: Dr. Sebastian Troeng; Dr. David Singh; Ms. Annette Arjoon; Raphael Trotman and Dr. Gustavo Fonseca
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A New Chapter in the El Dorado Story – Launch of US$3M GEF-GOLD Initiative in Guyana

January 20, 2017
Conservation International Guyana and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and other major stakeholders, launched the GEF Global Opportunities for Long-term Development (GEF-GOLD) project in the Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Sector in Guyana on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Pegasus Hotel.
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