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Global Environment and Technology Foundation

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: United States of America
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Organization SDGs:
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Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
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Nature-Based Solutions
Services Offered: Communications & outreach
Information technology (IT) support
Monitoring & evaluation
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Org. Size: Small (10 - 99 Employees)
Language: English
Org. Website: www.getf.org
Org. Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 96%
Coalition: No

Organization Overview

The Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF), established in 1988, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to advance sustainable development through partnerships and targeted action. GETF works with public and private partners to build sustainable communities through the creation of high-impact partnerships, introducing new technologies and managing programs that have a lasting and positive impact on the world. With a result-driven team and a deep …

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The Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF), established in 1988, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to advance sustainable development through partnerships and targeted action. GETF works with public and private partners to build sustainable communities through the creation of high-impact partnerships, introducing new technologies and managing programs that have a lasting and positive impact on the world. With a result-driven team and a deep breadth of experiences gained over the past 30 years, GETF is uniquely positioned among nonprofit organizations to design and implement high-value, lasting programs and partnerships. GETF focuses upon three core issues as the basis of its efforts: Water & Sanitation Clean Energy & Climate Change Sustainability Health Systems Strengthening The Foundation has successfully supported the partnership needs of a wide range of clients including the White House, federal and state agencies, civil society organizations, and Fortune 500 corporations. GETF also serves as the Secretariat for two high-impact water coalitions: Global Water Challenge (GWC) and the U.S. Water Partnership (USWP).

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The Four Returns Project in the Port Elizabeth catchment area is working with farmers to improve sustainable farming practices and implement landscape rehabilitation activities to improve the landÕs ability to retain water, reduce run-off, and reduce the impact of drought. … Learn More

Backed by a $65 million-dollar commitment, The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) introduced the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) in 2009 in response to the lack of water and sanitation faced by nearly 300 million Africans. Managed by the Global Environment & Technology … Learn More

Human activity in the Guerbes-Sanhadja wetland complex has steadily led to environmental degradation over the years, to the point where 42% of the area is now affected. This area is vital to the wellbeing of the local people and species … Learn More

The Western Soutpansberg Mountain is a key groundwater source, containing an upper catchment with wetlands and streams that feed into the Sand River. The mountains fall within the Vhembe Biosphere Reserve (Limpopo Province). Soutpansberg is recognised as an area of … Learn More

Port Elizabeth is the largest city in the Eastern Cape province, with 1 million inhabitants. Seventy percent (70%) of the water supply to Port Elizabeth comes from the Kouga, Baviaans- and Kromme catchments. The Baviaans and Kouga feed into the … Learn More

RAIN supported sustainable water resources management and increased water supply access in and around the Mt. Mulanje protected area - of national economic importance and global environmental significance for its rich biodiversity. Mt. Mulanje produces abundant water resources that are … Learn More

In the High Atlas of Morocco, The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF), through its flagship program, Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) is contributing to protecting watersheds and improving livelihoods through the establishment of efficient irrigation systems for community nurseries and smallholder parcels. There … Learn More

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