This review of the GEF Policy on Agency Minimum Standards on Environmental and Social Safeguards (2011) aims to provide insights and lessons for GEF7 replenishment cycle, focused on four key questions;
The approach paper for the Sixth Comprehensive Evaluation (OPS6) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) specified results-based management (RBM) as one of the topics to be covered by the evaluation.
The GEF in the Changing Environmental Finance Landscape
The IEO is undertaking a third comprehensive study of private sector engagement.
The GEF Monitoring and Evaluation Policy (2010) specifies that each GEF full-sized project will be evaluated at the end of implementation.
On request by the GEF Council at its 47th meeting in October 2014, the GEF IEO launched the evaluation of the GEF Civil Society Organization (CSO) Network.
This study provides insights on the Global Environment Facility (GEF) adaptation portfolio for the GEF-7 replenishment cycle. It assesses the Least Developed Country Fund's (LDCF's) efficacy and results for successes and shortcomings in a thorough portfolio evaluation.
This report presents the findings of an external needs assessment on the use of the GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) evaluation reports/products and the knowledge needs of key stakeholders, carried out in August-September 2015.
The GEF created the Small Grants Programme in 1992 with the aim of developing community-led and -owned strategies and technologies for reducing threats to the global environment while addressing livelihood challenges.
In November 2010, based on the recommendations presented in the paper, ‘Broadening of the GEF Partnership under Paragraph 28 of the GEF Instrument: Key Policy Issues, the GEF Council decided that the GEF will initiate an accreditation process for broadening of the GEF partnership.