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.

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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English3.47 MB

Review of the GEF Policy on Agency Minimum Standards on Environmental and Social Safeguards

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;

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English5.41 MB

The GEF in the Changing Environmental Finance Landscape (OPS6)

The GEF in the Changing Environmental Finance Landscape

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English4.54 MB
Report Summary:
English4.34 MB, French4.34 MB, Spanish4.33 MB

Evaluation of GEF Engagement with the Private Sector 2017

The IEO is undertaking a third comprehensive study of private sector engagement.

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English3.61 MB

Guidelines for GEF Agencies in Conducting Terminal Evaluation for Full-sized Projects

The GEF Monitoring and Evaluation Policy (2010) specifies that each GEF full-sized project will be evaluated at the end of implementation.

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English211.16 KB

Evaluation of the GEF-Civil Society Organization (CSO) Network 2016

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.

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Volume 16.8 MB, Volume 22.07 MB

Program Evaluation of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) 2016

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.

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Knowledge Management (KM) Needs Assessment

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.

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English411.14 KB

Joint GEF-UNDP Evaluation of the Small Grants Programme (SGP) 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.

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English2.81 MB
Report Summary:
English9.06 MB, French5.78 MB, Spanish8.98 MB

GEF Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in the LDCF/SCCF 2014

The GEF Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Policy applies to the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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English391.15 KB