The GEF Evaluation Office undertook an evaluation of its support to India across all GEF Agencies and programs between 1991-2012. From its inception until April 2012 the GEF had allocated US$340 million through 49 approved national projects in India.
The fifth Annual Country Portfolio Evaluation Report (ACPER 2012) provides a synthesis of the main conclusions and recommendations coming form country portfolio evaluations (CPEs) and Country Portfolio Studies (CPSs) conducted in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
The Impact Evaluation of GEF Support to the South China Sea (SCS) and Adjacent Areas stems from a recommendation made in the Fourth Overall Performance Study of the GEF (OPS4) to carry out an in-depth assessment of progress towards impacts in the International Waters focal area.
This evaluation is one of two country portfolio evaluations conducted in 2011 examining Global Environment Facility (GEF) support in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.
The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (hereafter Timor-Leste) has been receiving GEF funding since 2002 after gaining independence. So far, GEF funding has totaled $7.9m and projects have been exclusively implemented by UNDP.
El Salvador began receiving GEF support in 1994 with investments around $11.4 million and $22.7 million in co-financing (data as of end of 2010).
In 2011, the Evaluation Office of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) conducted two country portfolio studies in El Salvador and Jamaica. Both studies were performed in collaboration with parallel evaluations by the United Nations Development Programme's Evaluation Office.
Brazil's participation in the GEF started during the GEF pilot phase in 1991. There are 45 national projects in the GEF Brazil portfolio, which together total $336 million with $ 1 billion of co-financing.
Jamaica has received financial support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) since 1994. The GEF has invested roughly $11.86 million in Jamaica and $42.09 million in co-financing (data as of end of 2010).
Moldova has been receiving funds from the GEF since 1994 via 14 national projects in the biodiversity, climate change, international waters and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) focal areas.