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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 12, DECEMBER 1992
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY
The following were prepared by the Global Environmental Facility, the
interim funding mechanism for the conventions on climate change and
biodiversity, and are available from GEF Administrator, c/o World Bank, 1818 H
St. NW, Washington DC 20433.
The Pilot Phase and Beyond (Working Paper Ser. No. I), 52 pp., May
Part I covers the principles, governance and funding for GEF. Part II deals
with the three-year Pilot Phase, which will provide grants for investment
projects, technical assistance and research. The focus will be technology
transfer and ways to help developing countries protect the global environment.
Gives criteria and priorities for selecting projects, contributions pledged,
list of projects.
A Selection of Projects from the First Three Tranches (Working
Paper Ser. No. II), 19 pp., June 1992.
More than 70 projects have been reviewed and are now in the GEF work
program. They amount to $584 million, of a total core fund of $860 million.
Highlighted are projects in Columbia, Bhutan, Poland, Zimbabwe, the Danube, and
Economic Costs of Carbon Dioxide Reduction Strategies (Working
Paper Ser. No. III), 59 pp., Sep. 1992.
Examines the economic aspects of global warming and greenhouse gas
emissions, particularly CO2; identifies possible economic policy options for
their reduction; analyzes the interrelation of policies and technologies that
may affect abatement costs; relates these to the constraints affecting
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