Saturday, 1 December 2012

Fiji optimistic about funds from GEF

By Halitesh Datt, Fiji TV in Doha, Qatar

29 November 2012, Doha, Qatar - The Fiji Government is confident of securing funds to a tune of US 7 million dollars from the Global Environment Facility for the next three years to materialize its climate change adaptation projects..

US 7 million dollars will be allocated to programmes under the convention of biological diversity, climate change mitigation and land degradation.

The Fiji Government is also optimistic of securing a US. Quarter million dollar fund to upgrade its National Implementation Plan for Chemical Waste Data system.

Fiji currently has existing projects funded by the Global Environment Facility.

A project management unit has also been set up by the government to fast track these projects and ensure funds are well utilized.

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