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).

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

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

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

Ecological Forecasting Using Geospatial Analysis: Example from Kenya

Lake Victoria, with a surface area of about 68,800 km2 , is the second largest freshwater body in the world. It is a transboundary resource shared by Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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English1.24 MB

Evaluation of GEF Support for Transformational Change

Supporting transformational change is a strategic priority of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), as cited in its 2020 vision statement.

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English1.38 MB

Program Evaluation of the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) 2017

This study seeks to provide insights and lessons on the Global Environment Facility (GEF) adaptation portfolio for the GEF-7 replenishment cycle.

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English3.75 MB

Evaluation of Programmatic Approaches in the GEF 2017

The main purpose of the programmatic approaches evaluation was to assess whether and how GEF support delivered under the programmatic approaches modality has produced the expected results in terms of global environmental benefits while addressing the main drivers of global environmental change.

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