Biodiversity Land Degradation Climate Change Chemicals International Waters Sustainable Forest Management Sustainable Cities Food Security Fisheries Forests Focal Area Strategy Delivery SD Themes Signature Programs Amazon Commodities Partnership for Africa 50 in 10 Cities
Biodiversity Focal Area GEF-6 Strategy Goal: To maintain globally significant biodiversity and the ecosystem goods and services that it provides to society. Objectives: To improve sustainability of protected area systems. To reduce threats to biodiversity. To sustainably use biodiversity. To mainstream conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity into production landscapes/seascapes and sectors.
International Waters Focal Area GEF-6 Strategy Goal: to promote collective management for transboundary water systems and foster policy, legal, and institutional reforms and investments towards sustainable use and maintenance of ecosystem services
Objective 1: To catalyze sustainable management of Transboundary Waters Objective 2: To balance competing water-uses in the management of transboundary surface and groundwater. Objective 3: To rebuild marine fisheries, restore and protect coastal habitats, and reduce pollution of coasts and LMEs 1.1: Foster cooperation for sustainable use of transboundary water systems and economic growth 1.2 Increase the Resilience and Flow of Ecosystems Services in the Context of Melting High Altitude Glaciers 2.1 Advance conjunctive management of surface and groundwater Systems 2.2 Increase Water/Food/Energy/ Ecosystems security and reduce conflict potential 3.1 Prevent the Loss and Degradation of Coastal Habitats 3.2 Reduce Ocean Hypoxia 3.3 Rebuild Global Fisheries International Waters: Objectives and Programs
Effective Management of surface and groundwaterand of fisheries
Land Degradation Focal Area GEF-6 Strategy Goal: To contribute to arresting and reversing current global trends in land degradation, specifically desertification and deforestation
Land Degradation Strategy: Objectives and Programs LD-1: Agriculture and Rangeland Systems Agro-ecological Intensification SLM for Climate-Smart Agriculture LD-2: Forest Landscapes Landscape Management and Restoration LD-3: Integrated Landscapes Scaling up SLM LD-4: Institutional and Policy Frameworks Mainstreaming SLM in Development
GEF Investments into Sustainable Land Management Living sand barrier Contour Terraces Forest Landscape Restoration Pastoral and Rangeland Management Agroforestry Grazing Management IEM approaches
Sustainable Forest Management GEF-6 Strategy Goal: To achieve multiple environmental, social and economic benefits from improved management of all types of forests and trees outside of forests.
GEF-6 SFM Strategy: Objectives and Programs SFM-1: To maintain forest resources SFM-2: To enhance forest management SFM-3: To restore forest ecosystems SFM-4: To increase regional and global cooperation
Developing a PIF: The Basics of a Winning Proposal Country ownership and alignment with national plans, convention implementation, and NPFEs Agency’s comparative advantage Project design and consistency with FA strategies Incremental reasoning - Problem description - Baseline project(s) - Incremental activities Global Environmental Benefits Innovativeness, Sustainability, and Potential for Scaling up Participation, Socio-Economic Benefits, Gender
Practical recommendations Upstream consultation for Programmatic approaches and complex proposals (e.g. MFAs, multi-trustfund) Short, Concise PIFs and CEO endorsement documents Stick to the required templates and table formats Stick to a 1-step review Maintain all records in the review sheet Provide comments matrix Get the figures right Submit PIFs well ahead of WPs