Global Environment Facility

Company description

Global Environment Facility independently operates as a financial organization and provides grants for projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer, persistent organic pollutants (POPs), mercury, sustainable forest management, food security, sustainable cities.

The GEF work focuses on seven main areas, including sustainable forest management/REDD+ and Ozone layer depletion. GEF has provided over $17.9 billion in grants and mobilized an additional $93.2 billion in co-financing for more than 4500 projects in 170 countries.

Company details

1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, us

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Company updates

  • December 09, 2021

    ADB supports BRT system in Vientiane

    ADB has announced that it will finance a sustainable urban transport project in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. The program is being co-financed by the European Union’s Asia Investment Faci...

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  • June 30, 2021

    ADB approved loan for water supply and sanitation project in Timor-Leste

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$47 million loan for the Government of Timor-Leste's water supply and sanitation project (WSSP). The project will provide safe, reliable, and afforda...

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  • January 16, 2019

    First close for AfDB-sponsored Off-Grid Energy Access Fund

    The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (OGEF) has reached its first close with committed capital of US$58 million from the African Development Bank, the Nordic Development Fund, the Global Environment F...

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  • December 18, 2017

    Land Degradation Neutrality Fund launched

    The Land Degradation Neutrality Fund was officially launched at the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP13) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD),...

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