GEF Secretariat

Taking Tropical Deforestation out of Commodity Supply Chains

Many globally traded agriculture products have become indispensable fixtures in the human food chain; making their way into a vast array of foods and goods consumed by billions of people around the world. They represent a significant part of the global commodities trade and have become dominant economic forces in many national and local economies. The environmental footprint of these products in the quest to feed a growing population and meet the aspiration of a rising global middle class has been nothing short of dramatic.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 8
Date of Publication: Monday, December 1, 2014
ISBN:
978-1-948690-22-5

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Mission to Minamata

How the GEF is helping reduce and eliminate mercury from the global environment.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 4
Date of Publication: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
ISBN:
978-1-948690-16-4

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GEF Investments on Payments for Ecosystem Services Schemes

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has engaged in pioneering development of mechanisms that reward good stewardship of natural resources, including the structuring of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes. For the GEF, the concept of PES includes a variety of arrangements through which the beneficiaries of ecosystem services compensate those providing the services. This publication summarizes the investments of GEF in PES from a variety of institutional, thematic and geographic perspectives.

Publication Author: GEF Secretariat
Pages: 24
Date of Publication: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
ISBN:
978-1-948690-14-0

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