Global factors such as technological advances, lowered costs, available capital, consumer demand and climate change have been encouraging the development and deployment of clean technologies as part of low-carbon economic growth. To accelerate progress in this area, emerging market countries need to look at conditions to best support solution providers.
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By: Baljit Wadhwa, Senior Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Friday, Jan 18, 2019
Recent FAO evaluation highlights the role of GEF in programmes addressing integrated natural resource management for sustainable food and agriculture systems
By: Serdar Bayryyev, Senior Evaluation Officer, FAO Office of Evaluation (OED)
On: Monday, Jan 07, 2019
In November 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released an evaluation of its contributions to integrated natural resource management for sustainable agriculture.
The evaluation was global in scope and examined FAO’s efforts in promoting integrated approaches for making agriculture, forestry and fisheries more productive and sustainable. The evaluation underscored that the Sustainable Food and Agriculture (SFA) principles, developed by FAO, have been instrumental in integrating key concepts of agricultural sustainability into FAO technical and...
By: Joe Dickman, Senior Evaluation and Learning Specialist, Climate Investment Funds
On: Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
The scale and urgency of the climate crisis demands rapid action to prevent a range of consequences – from increased droughts and floods to huge economic losses and more extreme natural disasters.
All major climate funds and practitioners are struggling with a basic yet essential question: How do we best leverage scarce public resources for maximum impact?
By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, Oct 29, 2018
“How the world deals with large and serious problems is almost certainly going to shape our collective future” is the second line – and a promising start – in this edited Springer volume titled “Rethinking resilience, adaptation and transformation in a time of change”. The volume is edited by Wanglin Yan and Will Galloway, both based in Japan, and many of the contributors were in Japan during the massive disaster that struct...
By: Jeneen Reyes Garcia, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office
On: Monday, Mar 19, 2018
You can’t have your cake and eat it, too. At least that’s what we’ve always been told. Having finished the Evaluation of the Multiple Benefits of GEF’s Multifocal Area Portfolio, now we know it’s not that simple – and thankfully, not that bleak!