Wednesday
January 5
2022

Global Environment Facility Provides $71 Million for Reforestation Program in Zimbabwe

By Boris Ngounou

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is providing just over $71 million to Zimbabwe. The funding from the 7th replenishment of the GEF (GEF-7) is for land restoration and reforestation programs in Zimbabwe, a southern African country known for its spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife.

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is supporting Zimbabwe’s reforestation and land rehabilitation efforts. The southern African country, known for its spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife, has received a $71.125 million grant for land rehabilitation and reforestation programs. “This funding will also address livelihoods, climate change, biodiversity conservation and environmental security,” says Mongaliso Ndlovu, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality.

Photo courtesy of pavel ahmed.

Source: Afrik21 (link opens in a new window)

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