Global Environment Facility Current Affairs - 2019

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GEF assisted Green – Ag Project to transform Indian Agriculture

The Government has launched the “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environmental benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in association with Global Environment Facility (GEF). About the Project The features of the project are: The project would be implemented in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Read More…

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ADB to provide US $13 million loan to EESL to promote efficient energy usage in India

Asian Development Bank (ADB) it will provide US $13 million loan to Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) to promote efficient energy usage in India. It will be provided by Global Environment Facility (GEF) as part of US $200 million ADB-financed Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project. Key Facts ADB funding is helping EESL finance energy service utilities Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Government, FAO launches agriculture project in 5 states with $33.5 million GEF grant

Union government (Agriculture and Environment ministries) along with UN body Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched agriculture project that seeks to bring transformative change in farm sector through conservation of biodiversity and forest landscapes. It will be implemented in five states viz. Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. Key Facts The project is Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Global Environment Facility (GEF): India increases grant from $12 million to $15 million

India announced to increase its grant to Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) new four-year investment cycle, known as GEF-7 from $12 million to $15 million. It was announced at the GEF Council meeting held at Da Nang, Vietnam and approved a $4.1 billion replenishment of GEF-7. Key Facts With India’s increased financing commitment, it is playing Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency project launched by EESL in partnership with GEF

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under Ministry of Power in partnership with Global Environment Facility (GEF) has launched Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency project. The project will help in recognizing India’s efforts towards a low emission-economy and focusing on energy efficiency programmes. Currently around two-thirds of total power generation capacity in India Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Union Government inks Global Environment Facility Grant Agreement with World Bank

The Union Government has inked US $24.64 million Grant Agreement from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank for Ecosystem Service Improvement Project. The Project will be entirely financed by the World Bank out of its GEF Trust Fund. The project’s duration is of five years. Ecosystem Service Improvement Project The project will Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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