Thematic

Thematic
Thematic Evaluations assess topics of concern to all GEF activities and provide a basis for decision making and lesson learning on a specific theme. These evaluations are organized in the following levels: program, process, focal area and cross-sectoral evaluations. The Office consolidates thematic evaluations undertaken during the year and submits them to the GEF Council in the Annual Thematic Evaluation Report (ATER).

Value for Money (VfM) Analysis of GEF Interventions in Support of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

Since its inception, the GEF has provided support to its partner countries to improve the sustainability of their forestry resources.

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English2.8 MB

Value for Money (VfM) 2016 - Analysis for GEF Land Degradation Projects

This analysis brings together economists, computer scientists and geographers with expertise in remote sensing and impact evaluation to apply a value for money (VFM) assessment to the case of GEF Land Degradation (LD) projects.

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English5.54 MB

Evaluation of the Multiple Benefits of GEF's Support through its Multifocal Area Portfolio (MFA)

Multiple benefits generated through GEF support consist of two types: the global environmental benefits (GEBs) that contribute towards achieving the strategic priorities of multiple focal areas, and the local environmental and socioeconomic benefits that indirectly generate and sustain the GEBs.

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Volume 13.54 MB, Volume 25.49 MB

Biodiversity (BD) Focal Area Study 2017

As part of the Sixth Comprehensive Evaluation of the GEF (OPS6), the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has undertaken two studies in the Biodiversity Focal Area - a) an evaluation of the GEF funded projects on Access and benefit sharing (ABS) and the Nagoya Protocol (NP), and b) a study to asse

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English4.26 MB

Impact of GEF Support on National Environmental Laws and Policies in Selected Countries 2017

This evaluation examines how GEF-funded projects in six different countries led to changes in national legislative statutes and regulations.

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English1.38 MB

Climate Change (CC) Focal Area Study 2017

The main purpose of this study was to provide insight and lessons for GEF's climate change support moving forward, by assessing the relevance, results, effectiveness, and lessons learned through GEF support to the issues of climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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English5.14 MB

Land Degradation Focal Area (LDFA) Study 2017

This comprehensive study covers GEF grant funding activities in agricultural lands, rangelands, degraded productive lands, desert lands, and combating deforestation and desertification.

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English5.25 MB

Chemicals and Waste (CW) Focal Area Study 2017

This study is the first comprehensive study of the Chemicals and Waste (CW) focal area undertaken by the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), encompassing the GEF's grant funding for activities focused on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), ozone depleting su

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English4.66 MB

Evaluation of the GEF-UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme 2018

The Global Environment Facility/United Nations Industrial Development Organization (GEF/UNIDO) Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) seeks to encourage cleantech entrepreneurial solutions for pressing environmental and economic challenges, particular

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English4.31 MB

International Waters (IW) Focal Area Study 2016

The Independent Evaluation Office recently undertook a third study of the International Waters focal area, with the previous ones completed in 2002 and 2004.

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English3.9 MB