The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have published this annual report on joint projects financed during 2011 on ecosystems and biodiversity preservation, green development strategies, and sustainable use of water and ocean resources, among other topics. The GEF financed and supported 323 UNDP projects in 2011. These projects focused on preserving natural ecosystems and biodiversity, sustainable infrastructure development, low-emission development strategies, climate change adaptation, water and oceans, and mitigating the effects of chemicals in the environment. The report also presents projects results regionally, with sections on: Africa; Arab States; Asia and the Pacific; Europe and CIS; and Latin America and the Caribbean.
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