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posted on 9 November, 2017

Launching National Air Quality Monitoring Network Phase II in Lebanon

Under the patronage of the EU Head Delegation in Lebanon, Amb. Christina Lassen and the Minister of Environment Mr. Tarek El Khatib celebrated the installation of the National Air Quality Monitoring Network – Phase II, supported through the EU-funded StREG (Support to Reforms – Environmental Governance) Program. The event took place on October 24, 2017 at Horsh Beirut, the largest public garden in Beirut.... more

posted on 6 November, 2017

Marine and coastal governance

GFA has published a new flyer on Marine and Coastal Governance, highlighting its expertise and services for “Blue Growth” to meet the challenges between environmental preservation and economic development for oceans and coasts – a topic which has gained increasing awareness and importance.... more

posted on 30 October, 2017

Projekt-Consult: New factsheet about Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM)

Projekt-Consult has published its new factsheet on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) – one of the company’s main business area. It summarizes challenges and opportunities of the sector, and it furthermore highlights the company’s vast ASM experience in terms of geo-technical support, environment protection, socio-economic impact, formalization, and certification and due diligence. Feel free to contact us for further information. ... more

posted on 25 October, 2017

EU Public Health Institutes Programme presented at two conferences

GFA Medica presents the EU Supporting Public Health Institutes Programme (SPHIP) at two renowned public health conferences, the European Congress on Tropical Medicine andInternational Health in Antwerpen on 16-20 Oct, 2017 and the European Public Health Conference in Stockholm on 1-4 Nov, 2017.... more

posted on 23 October, 2017

New project: Lebanon Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Finance Facility

In September 2017, GFA started implementing the Lebanon Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Finance Facility project (LEEREFF), which supports small-scale investments in energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energies (RE) by private companies in Lebanon. LEEREFF is a 80 million euro global loan provided by EIB and AFD and intermediated through the Central Bank of Lebanon (BdL). ... more

posted on 18 October, 2017

Launch of Lebanon’s first ever Hunting Season

Under the patronage of His Excellency Tarek El Khatib, Minister of Environment, in collaboration with Support to Reforms - Environmental Governance (StREG) project, funded by the EU, a ceremony was organized at the Hilton Habtoor Beirut on 13 September  to launch the start of Lebanon’s first ever Hunting Season. ... more

posted on 13 October, 2017

Enhancing the management of migration challenges in Niger

As of July 2017, GFA Consulting Group has been implementing some of the regional and community-level capacity development components of a program that aims at enhancing the management of migration challenges in Niger. ... more

posted on 9 October, 2017

Conference on the energy transition in the agricultural and agri-food sectors in Tunisia

In October 2017, GFA supported the organization of a conference on the energy transition in the agricultural and agri-food sector in Tunisia. During this national event, several solutions for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency have been presented
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posted on 5 October, 2017

GFA Competence Center for Climate and Energy in Carbon Mechanisms Review 03/2017

Joachim Schnurr and Martin Burian wrote an articel for the Carbon Mechanisms Review magazin, issue 3/2017. On page 26 you can read about "Stumbling Blocks on the Way to Application - The relevance of baseline setting, Monitoring and Homogenous NDC Formulation for Cooperative Approaches under the Paris Agreement".... more

posted on 5 October, 2017

Country Report: Supervisory Skills Training Program for SMEs in Egypt

GFA developed and implemented the highly successful C3 Supervisory Skills Training Program as part of GIZ’s Labor Market Access Project in Egypt. The program supports the Federation for Economic Development Associations and its member associations in developing a sustainable service model. Its overall purpose is to improve job quality in small and medium-sized enterprises of the manufacturing sector in the Suez Canal region. More specifically, it aims at helping supervisors better understand their roles and responsibilities when leading production teams. ... more