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.

GEF Strategic Priority for Adaptation

In November 2008 the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council asked the GEF Evaluation Office to carry out an evaluation of the GEF Strategic Priority for Adaptation (SPA) pilot program.

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GEF Climate Change Program

The climate change program study evaluates performance and results, and how results were achieved.

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Resource Allocation Framework (RAF) Mid-Term Review 2009

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First Professional Peer Review of the GEF Evaluation Function 2009

The First Professional Peer Review of the Evaluation Function in the GEF was completed in May 2009.

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English2.74 MB

Guidelines for GEF Agencies in Conducting Terminal Evaluations 2008

When a project is closing, the Implementing or Executing Agency conducts a terminal evaluation. The main purpose of such evaluations is to review the implementation process and achievement of results and draw lessons.

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GEF Evaluation Office Ethical Guidelines 2007

The GEF Independent Evaluation Office Ethical Guidelines provide guidance to its staff and consultants on ethical behavior to ensure that evaluations are free of bias, transparent, and considerate of stakeholder rights and interests.

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Experience of Executing Agencies under Expanded Opportunities in the GEF

In 1999, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council approved expanded opportunities to undertake GEF projects for seven Executing Agencies (ExAs): the Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Food and Agriculture Organization of the Un

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Joint Evaluation of the GEF Activity Cycle and Modalities

In June 2005, the GEF Council welcomed the proposed evaluation to assess the efficiency of the GEF activity cycle and modalities, and underscored that efforts to improve the cycle had so far not succeeded: "the project cycle elapsed times are still too long." The evaluation was approved as a spec

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Evaluation of Incremental Cost Assessment 2007

Incremental cost is the fundamental operational principle of the GEF. The GEF funds the increment, or additional costs associated with transforming a project with national/local benefits into one with global environmental benefits.

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GEF Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Policy 2006

The GEF Council approved the revised M&E Policy in November 2006.

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