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Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
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Date of Publication: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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Sustainable Cities Program

The Sustainable Cities Program is an ambitious attempt to promote urban sustainability, recognizing the unique window of opportunity that comes with rapid urbanization. As mayors in developing countries seek to transform cities as inclusive and resilient hubs of growth, there is a growing demand for innovative tools and knowledge to help them make informed decisions.

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

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Financing Adaptation to Climate Change at the GEF

The GEF supports adaptation to climate change in developing countries through the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF), which supports urgent, medium and long-term adaptation needs in least developed countries (LDCs), and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF), accessible by all developing countries. Established in 2001 at United Nations Climate Change Conference COP7, the two funds also support implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 4
Date of Publication: Friday, September 20, 2019
ISBN:
978-1-948690-67-6

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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