Institutional

Institutional
Institutional Evaluations seek to determine the long-term effects of GEF support, how these were achieved and what can be done to strengthen them. Such evaluation work is part of the overall exploration of the results achieved by the GEF and has a strong focus on learning lessons from experience. Impact evaluations undertaken yearly are synthesized into the Annual Impact Report (AIR) and are presented to the GEF Council.

An Evaluative Approach to Assessing GEF's Additionality

Since its inception in 1992, the GEF has been at the forefront of leveraging local investments to achieve global impact. Yet. accounting for the GEF's additionality - additional benefits that are attributable to the GEF - has remained a challenge.

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GEF Evaluation Policy 2019

In May 2014, the GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) recommended an update to the GEF Monitoring and Evaluation Policy to the GEF Council, to ensure its continued relevance in the context of the evolution of the GEF partnership since 2010.1 In October 2015, the IEO analyzed all GEF Council de

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Comparative Advantage, Adequacy of Funding / Financing, Health of the Expanded GEF Partnership and Governance Structure 2017

This evaluation addressed three key components of the Sixth Comprehensive Evaluation of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) (OPS6): the comparative advantage of the GEF as a funding channel, the adequacy of donor funding/financing, and the current governance structure and health of the expanded

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Evaluation of the Expansion of the GEF Partnership 2016

During the GEF-5 replenishment negotiations it was agreed that, within the framework of paragraph 28 of the GEF Instrument, the GEF partnership needs to be broadened further to enhance country ownership in the GEF operation and to provide recipient countries greater choice in terms of agencies wi

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Evaluation of the GEF' System for Transparent Allocation of Resources (STAR) 2017

In September 2005, the GEF Council agreed to implement a resource allocation framework for the GEF 4 replenishment period. Implementation of the resource allocation framework started in 2006 and it covered biodiversity and climate change focal areas.

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Review of the Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) Programs 2017

This evaluation is a review of the three Integrated Approach Pilots introduced in GEF-6. They were designed to implement integrated programming as a means of achieving systemic change at scale by addressing the major drivers of global environmental degradation in a holistic way. They are:

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Evaluation of GEF Engagement with Indigenous Peoples (IPs)

The GEF has been engaging with indigenous peoples since its inception and significant steps have been taken by the GEF to increase the engagement and participation of indigenous peoples in GEF activities over time.

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Evaluation of GEF Support for Transformational Change

Supporting transformational change is a strategic priority of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), as cited in its 2020 vision statement.

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Evaluation of Knowledge Management (KM) in the GEF 2017

The relevance of knowledge management to the GEF mandate has been increasingly recognized over the past 15 years.

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Evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming in the GEF 2017

The GEF Policy on Gender Mainstreaming came into effect when it was adopted by the GEF Council members at 40th Council Meeting in May 2011.

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