The Fifth Overall Performance Study (OPS5)

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The Fifth Overall Performance Study (OPS5) of the Global Environment Facility provides an independent assessment of the GEF. Its purpose is to assess the extent to which the GEF is achieving its objectives and to identify potential improvements. The study concluded that to fight against rapidly deteriorating environmental trends, the GEF needs to be strategic in its choices and achieve more with the resources at its disposal. It provides recommendations to update the business model and offers evidence of strong catalytic impact of GEF interventions.