DateFebruary 13-14, 2023
Dodoma, Tanzania

The GEF Secretariat, together with government of Tanzania through the Vice President's Office, jointly organized a National Dialogue from February 13-14 in Dodoma, Tanzania.

The National Dialogue brought together a wide range of stakeholders from government at the national, regional, and district levels; civil society; academia; the private sector; media; development partners; including participation from the GEF Secretariat and GEF agencies.

The overall objective of the workshop was to facilitate participatory identification of the country’s priority areas and projects for funding under the System for Transparent Allocation of Resources for the eighth replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (STAR-8).

Specifically, the workshop aimed to:

  • create awareness and share information with national stakeholders on the Global Environment Facility and GEF-8 policy and programming priorities;
  • strengthen national ownership, coordination, and communications regarding GEF matters;
  • and identify and reach national consensus on priority areas and projects for GEF-8 programming in Tanzania.