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18 Jun 2015 | newsletter | project: 3589   Issue 1 on Building Knowhow on the Application of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management in Sabah
The ADB /GEF-supported Regional Technical Assistance for Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle - Southeast Asia (CTI-SEA) is being implemented in the Sulu-Celebes/Sulawesi Large Marine Ecosystem, which includes Indonesia, M...
30 Mar 2015 | newsletter | project: 3589   Issue 1 on Climate Change Adaptation: Seaweed-producing village heeds wake-up call for early action adaptation planning
The climate change adaptation subproject of CTI-SEA in Indonesia aims to raise the awareness of national and local government planners as well as coastal communities about climate change. As a first step, a participatory vulnerability assessment (...
12 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 1247   Experience Note: Lessons-learned Reporting on Stakeholder Involvement: WIO-Lab
2006: While this existing political and institutional framework provides a good ground for political embedding of strategy formulation and decision-making, the capacity for stakeholder involvement (technical, financial and human resources) of the ...
12 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 583   Experience Note: Lessons-learned Reporting on Stakeholder Involvement: Pantanal and Upper Paraguay
2006: The new Brazilian Water Law placed special emphasis on the implementation of decentralized and participatory management of water resources at the basin level. The approach taken during the early project preparation phase was based on the a...
12 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 1893   Experience Note: Fostering Transboundary Cooperation Through Regional Dialogue Processes
2008: With 90% of the territory of Southeastern Europe (SEE) countries falling within shared water basins, the effective management of transboundary water bodies is of particular importance for the region. Such a fragmented situation means that in...
07 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 2722   Experience Note: Opening Opportunities for Cooperation Frameworks on the Environment Among Lusophone Countries
2007: The workshop, “Seas of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP)” constituted a historic meeting where high-level representatives of the CPLP Member States discussed, for the first time, the sustainable management of ...
05 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 1460   Experience Note: International Development of NGOs: Danube Environmental Forum (DEF)
2006: The Danube Environmental Forum (DEF) is a network of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) which is dedicated to protecting the Danube River and its tributaries, their biodiversity and national resources by enhancing cooperation among govern...
05 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 1223   Experience Note: Education, Awareness and Technology to Prevent Mercury Pollution from Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining
2009: The Global Mercury Project (GMP) was implemented in order to begin a global response to address environmental impacts resulting from mercury released by the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) sector. The relatively poor knowledge or invo...
05 Jan 2015 | experience-note | project: 1618   Experience Note: Leveraging Local Actions Through Matched Small Grants and the Caspian Concern Groups
2008: This note takes a glance at the Caspian Sea project's small grants programme. One of the project's objectives was to achieve tangible environmental improvements in priority areas by implementation of small-scale investments supported by a Sm...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 1094   Experience Note: Think Regional, Act Local: The GEF’s Small Grants Programme and Nile Project Partnership in Addressing Transboundary Water Issues
2007: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) has been promoting grassroots action to address global environmental concerns. The Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Plan (NTEAP) has funded 179 Micro-grant Projects, 3...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 1460   Experience Note: Small Grants Programme (SGP) in the GEF/UNDP Danube Regional Project (DRP)
2006: Among some 80 activities pursued by the UNDP-GEF Danube Regional Project, its Small Grants Programme (SGP) has had a particularly remarkable impact. The SGP was the DRP's main vehicle for engaging local stakeholders and the public through NG...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 867   Experience Note: Building Successful Technological and Financial Partnerships with the Private Sector to Reduce Pollutant Loading
2007:The Danube TEST project was designed and targeted to demonstrate how environmentally sound technologies would not only aid in reducing point-source pollutants but would assist the associated enterprises that adopted them in being more cost-ef...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 867   Experience Note: Institutional Training and Capacity Building in Support of Private Sector Partnerships
The Danube TEST project was designed and targeted to demonstrate how environmentally sound technologies would not only aid in reducing point-source pollutants but would assist the associated enterprises that adopted them in being more cost-effecti...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 2571   Experience Note - Stakeholder Participation and Engagement: Fostering a Community of Interest
2007: DLIST-Benguela is an information sharing programme, comprising an online platform, distance learning courses, and a social networking programme in southwestern Africa. This is a region in a rapid state of transition, with changes in land o...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 885   Experience Note: Connecting GEF Projects with a Global Audience: Outreach Initiatives of the South China Sea Project
2008: A large number and wide variety of information and data outputs were produced as part of the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand project (SCS project). This note covers the efforts of the SCS project to build awareness of these outputs vi...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 586   Experience Note: Lessons-learned on Project Management Structure: Rio São Francisco
2006: In order to execute the project, ANA made special institutional arrangements and cooperation agreements with the main federal, state and municipal institutions as well as NGOs involved in the project thus providing a strong institutional f...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 1247   Experience Note: Lessons-learned Reporting on Project Management Structure: WIO-Lab
2006:The WIO-LaB project workplan is based upon the Nairobi Convention workplan. The synergy between the project and the policy/programme level, provides an important advantage. Despite these important advantages, it should be noted that the capac...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 767   Experience Note: Lake Chad: Tackling Implementation Challenges Early On
2006: This note covers how the Lake Chad Basin GEF project has responded to initial delays in project implementation. First, the project identified and address weaknesses in inadequate project management at the level of the Project Management Un...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 2544   Experience Note: The Dnipro Agreement: Negotiations and Technical Cooperation Surpassing Expectations
2007: The concept for the Dnipro Basin Environment Programme (DBEP) was approved in December 1999. The project was established by the three riparian countries to develop a Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) for the Basin and to achieve agre...
27 Nov 2014 | experience-note | project: 790   Experience Note: Regional Conference on Parliamentary Environment and Sustainable Use of Marine Resources in the Yellow Sea
2006: Attracting high-level political commitment is an ongoing process that many GEF projects must address during implementation. To use these important roles wisely, a mechanism was required to involve the members of the parliamentary organizat...

 

 

 

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