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On project news, the GEF announced, on 15 May 2014, the launch of the ‘Integrated Approach Pilot Program Fostering Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa,’ a US$120 million initiative focused on safeguarding natural capital for environmental benefits while increasing resilience to climate change and extreme weather. The Pilot Program is a new approach for the GEF, as it aims to achieve a systemic management of food production systems to “break away from the legacy of agriculture systems exported to Africa without concern for the ecology of dry lands, and instead bridge the gap between traditional and sustainable farming practices with modern technologies that seek higher yields

Available at: http://africasd.iisd.org/news/june-2014-climate-finance-update/ 

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