GEF Secretariat

Sustainable Cities Program

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 4
Date of Publication: Friday, November 10, 2017
ISBN:
978-1-939339-99-7

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Rural Electrification: GEF Experience in Renewables-based Microgrids

This paper discusses how the existing 1.2 billion poor people worldwide without access to electricity can be environment-friendly electrified with the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) on energy and the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the experience of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in rural electrification with renewable energy-based microgrids or mini-grids, and identify challenges and business opportunities in rural electrification in the least developed countries (LDCs).

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 8
Date of Publication: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
ISBN:
978-1-948690-62-1

Land Degradation Neutrality at the GEF

The GEF has quickly responded to decisions of UNCCD COP12 in Ankara (2015) and started to support Land Degradation Neutrality target setting and implementation through several projects in GEF-6, which are summarized in this brochure.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 4
Date of Publication: Monday, April 9, 2018
ISBN:
978-0-9983111-0-4

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GEF Commodities Program (Good Growth Partnership)

The Good Growth Partnership Production Project helps to address challenges in the production of sustainable agriculture by focusing on two key commodities that are significantly driving deforestation and related trends. These two commodities are palm oil and beef in three target countries: Indonesia, Liberia, and Paraguay.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 4
Date of Publication: Monday, November 27, 2017
ISBN:
978-1-939339-98-0

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Art of Knowledge Exchange: A Results-Focused Planning Guide for the GEF Partnership

This guide highlights a variety of GEF case studies and examples of successful knowledge exchange in GEF projects, as well as lessons learned from implementing these initiatives for enhanced global environmental impact. It is the product of collaboration across the GEF Partnership, offering a practical step-by-step blueprint with illustrative examples on how to design, implement, and monitor knowledge exchange embedded in projects.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 192
Date of Publication: Thursday, February 16, 2017
ISBN:
978-1-948690-57-7

25 Years of the GEF

Big birthdays are occasions for celebration, and reflection — and reaching 25 years is a particularly important milestone. For a person, it marks the onset of full maturity, a moment at which soberly to confirm the course to an effective and satisfying adult life, while still retaining much of youth’s enthusiasm and willingness to innovate. And it can be much the same for organizations.
Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 250
Date of Publication: Friday, October 21, 2016
ISBN:
978-1-948690-55-3

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