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Kingdom of the Jaguar- Working with local communities to ensure that the most powerful feline in the Americas continues to take refuge in Panama
The jaguar is the largest carnivore and only native big cat in the Americas. Its range includes 18 countries from Mexico to Argentina. Jaguar
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Launch of the new phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme: Supporting local actions for green recovery
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) is excited to announce the start of its new operational phase - Seventh Operational Phase from 2020 to 2024,
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SGP Annual Monitoring Report- Results From 2019-2020
 The GEF SGP is launching the summary version of the Annual Monitoring Report for the reporting period 2019-2020. This report provides an
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Egypt's Bike Sharing Initiative- Mobilizing Youth Through Sustainable Urban Transport
Cycling was once a common mode of transport in Egypt before being replaced by cars and motorcycles, and some young Cairo residents have now started
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International Day of Rural Women 2020
This year on International Day of Rural Women (15 October), we are celebrating the vital role that rural women play in climate action with a
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COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples: Strengthening support mechanisms to help indigenous peoples cope with COVID-19
Confronted with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the world is now facing the greatest health, economic and social challenge in the recent times.
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The value of local action in tackling our planetary emergency
Authors: Yoko Watanabe and Nina Kantcheva   Indigenous peoples and local communities offer the best hope for solutions to our planetary
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Nature for Life- Putting Nature at the Heart of Sustainable Development and Green Recovery
To complement discussions taking place during the 75th UN General Assembly, UNDP and partners are creating a four-day Nature for Life Hub a
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Restoring the land: Behold the power of restoring an ecosystem in Costa Rica’s Jesús María River Basin
The Jesús María River Basin is located in Costa Rica’s Pacific region, and covers 35,280ha of a diverse landscape comprised of forests, coffee
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Communities responding to COVID-19
he world has ground to a halt in ways few could have predicted, due to the impact of COVID-19 - a pandemic like no other in several decades. For
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Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive approach for communities, landscapes and seascapes
This is the summary of the virtual event held on July 16, 2020 provided by IISD. Held on the sidelines of the 2020 High-level Political Forum on
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Nature is Calling:Using South-South Cooperation to replicate nature-based solutions
To celebrate this year’s International Biodiversity Day and its theme ‘Solutions are in Nature’, we are featuring nature-based solutions that
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