The 8th replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) will take place in an international context that is very difficult to predict and navigate.
Since the creation of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) as a pilot program in 1991, there has been an expectation that the GEF would be an innovative institution and will use innovation to maximize its impact on global environmental benefits.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has a long history of supporting micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
The GEF created the Small Grants Programme (SGP) in 1992 with the explicit aim of developing community-led and -owned strategies and technologies for reducing threats to the global environment—notably in connection with biodiversity loss, mitigating climate change, land degradation and protecting
This evaluation is a review of the three Integrated Approach Pilots introduced in GEF-6. They were designed to implement integrated programming as a means of achieving systemic change at scale by addressing the major drivers of global environmental degradation in a holistic way. They are:
Supporting transformational change is a strategic priority of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), as cited in its 2020 vision statement.
The GEF in the Changing Environmental Finance Landscape
The IEO is undertaking a third comprehensive study of private sector engagement.
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.
This report has regrouped the key issues identified in the Fifth Overall Performance Study (OPS5) terms of reference into a new structure.