The French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM) is a financial instrument of French cooperation and development policy, dedicated to the protection of the global environment. For 20 years, its mission has been to co-finance projects with a strong environmental focus in developing countries and emerging markets.
FFEM works in six main areas: biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, persistent organic pollutants, and the stratospheric ozone layer.
Its work is guided by French five ministries (Economy and Finance, Foreign Affairs, Sustainable Development, Research, Agriculture) and by the French Development Agency (AFD), which is in charge of its secretariat and financial management.
Current FFEM support for SPC includes a regional project, the Restoration of Ecosystem Services and Adaptation to Climate Change (RESCCUE). The project’s goal is to contribute to increasing the resilience of Pacific Island countries and territories, for example by supporting adaptation to climate change through integrated coastal management, economic analysis and economic and financial mechanisms.