Stéphanie Bouziges-Eschmann interviewed by the GEF: “Delivering paths to a sustainable recovery”

published on 19 February 2021
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Stéphanie Bouziges-Eschmann is Secretary General of the FFEM and serves as France’s Alternate Council Member at the Global Environment Facility. In an interview on the GEF website, she reflects on the connections between biodiversity protection and climate change action and shares insights from France’s decades of experience supporting integrated solutions that prioritize both environmental protection and economic development in partnership with the GEF

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She also develops the particularity of the FFEM, focused on scaling up solutions that work across multiple geographies, illustrated by the example of Avaclim, an agro-ecologic project in Africa, Brazil and India, supported by the FFEM and the GEF.

Stéphanie Bouziges-Eschmann also discusses the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the projects supported at the FFEM and shares what would mean delivering paths to a sustainable recovery.