The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) will approve as much as $5 million in grants to finance as many as 10 new sustainable tourism projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The MIF, an autonomous fund of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that supports projects for small and microenterprises, will offer grants to finance the creation of small tourism business networks, train entrepreneurs in the region to offer high-quality services and market their services.
LEAD Pakistan has been working on the promotion of environmentally sensitive development since 1997 and has recently initiated a process of capacity building and program planning in Climate Change (CC) in Pakistan. LEAD firmly believes that serious and immediate actions need to be taken by various stakeholders to fully understand and respond to the grave impacts of climate change, requiring a realignment of Pakistan’s commitment towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate is an innovative new effort to accelerate the development and deployment of clean energy technologies.
APP partners Australia, Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, and the United States have agreed to work together and with private sector partners to meet goals for energy security, national air pollution reduction, and climate change in ways that promote sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
The Centre was established after completing USAID project Kazakhstan’s Initiative on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction. The project formed the base necessary for establishing strong professional network of experts in the field of energy efficiency and nature protecting activities. Project specialists established working groups for implementing first greenhouse gases reduction projects. This demonstrated the possibilities for implementing such projects and their benefits for population and the economy.