National Portfolio Formulation Exercises (NPFEs) are meant to serve as tools for enhancing country ownership in determining programming priorities in a given GEF replenishment period.
The GEF piloted a Resource Allocation Framework (RAF) during its GEF-4 replenishment period to allocate resources to countries in a transparent and consistent manner based on global environmental priorities and country capacities, policies and practices relevant to successful implementation of GE
This report has regrouped the key issues identified in the Fifth Overall Performance Study (OPS5) terms of reference into a new structure.
The Second Professional Peer Review of the GEF Evaluation Function was completed in May 2014. The Review provided the GEF Council, the Assembly, the GEF Secretariat, the GEF Agencies and the IEO with an independent assessment of the evaluation function within the GEF.
As part of OPS5 the Independent Evaluation Office undertook an update of the Joint Evaluation of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) undertaken with DANIDA (Danish International Development Assistance) in 2009.
Replenishments of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) are informed by periodic assessment of and reflection on GEF achievements and results through independent overall performance studies (OPSs), of which this is the fifth: OPS5.
The First Professional Peer Review of the Evaluation Function in the GEF was completed in May 2009.
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.
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.