04 December 2023
Dubai – UAE – FAO hosted the side event “Central Asia's Climate Finance Synergy: Unlocking GEF/GCF Opportunities with FAO Support” at the COP28 CA Pavilion on December 4, 2023. Opening the side event, Jeffrey Griffin, GEF Unit Senior Coordinator at FAO, said, that at COP28, we gathered to address the pressing environmental change challenges facing Central Asia. Central Asia with its diverse ecosystems ranging from deserts to mountains faces real vulnerabilities to climate change, and collective responsibility is to adapt solutions to climate change. .