UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2014

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    With reference to 'Global Environment Facility', which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

    A)  It serves as financial mechanism for 'Convention on Biological Diversity' and 'United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.'

    B)  It undertakes scientific research on environmental issues at global level.

    C)  It is an agency under OECD to facilitate the transfer of technology and funds to underdeveloped countries with specific aim to protect their environment.

    D)  Both [a] and [b]

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Exp. [a] The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a partnership for international cooperation where 183 countries work together with international institution, civil society organisations and the private sector, to address global environmental issues. Through its Small Grants Programme (SGP), the GEF has made more than 20000 grants to civil society and community based organisations for a total of $1 billion.

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