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GEF-6 IAP Programs: Synthesis of Experiences and Emerging Lessons from Addressing Key Cross-cutting Issues

In addition to key principles for advancing the integrated approach, the design and implementation of the GEF-6 Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) programs also considered five cross-cutting priorities for the GEF: gender mainstreaming, resilience, stakeholder engagement, the private sector, and…
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GEF-6 Commodities IAP Program: Emerging Lessons from the Good Growth Partnership

The Integrated Approach Pilots (IAP) program on Taking Deforestation out of Commodity Supply Chains, re-branded by partners as the Good Growth Partnership (GGP), is advancing an integrated supply chain approach focused on three major commodities that account for more than 70% of tropical…
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Integrated Programming in the Global Environment Facility: Learning from the GEF-6 IAP Programs

This report summarizes key findings from a learning exercise on the GEF-6 Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) programs, which were launched in 2014 as a new approach to tackling major drivers of environmental degradation. The programs were designed to enhance synergy in generating multiple global…
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GEF-6 Sustainable Cities IAP Program: Emerging Lessons from the Global Partnership for Sustainable Cities

The Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) program on Sustainable Cities aims to promote sustainable urban development through integrated models of urban design, planning, and implementation. The program adopted two interrelated and complementary components – direct investment in sustainability solutions…
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Cover image for publication "GEF-6 IAP Programs: Synthesis of Experiences and Emerging Lessons from Establishing and Operationalizing Governance Framework"

GEF-6 IAP Programs: Synthesis of Experiences and Emerging Lessons from Establishing and Operationalizing Governance Framework

To ensure that each of the Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) programs achieve coherence and consistency, an overall governance framework is required to support their implementation, including alignment and coordination with diverse stakeholders and initiatives. A dedicated coordination project serves…
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GEF-6 Food Securities IAP Program: Emerging Lessons from the Resilient Food Systems Program

The Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) program on Fostering Resilience and Sustainability for Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa, rebranded by partners as Resilient Food Systems, (RFS), is tackling drivers of environmental degradation in smallholder agricultural systems, specifically in the drylands…
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Resilient Food Systems 2020 Annual Report

The Resilient Food Systems (RFS) program is one of three Integrated Approach Pilot programs financed by the GEF during the sixth replenishment cycle (GEF-6). It aims to improve the resilience and sustainability of smallholder agricultural systems while generating global environmental benefits.…
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Delivering Transformational Change: The Journey of the Global Environment Facility

Delivering Transformational Change: The Journey of the Global Environment Facility looks back over the two terms of CEO and Chairperson Naoko Ishii. It also looks forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead. Over the last eight years, the GEF has focused on drivers, or root causes, of…
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Resilient Food Systems 2018-2019 Annual Report

Over the past two years, the Resilient Food Systems (RFS) program, one of the three Integrated Approach Pilots funded by the GEF, has been committed to fostering sustainability and resilience for food security in sub-Saharan Africa. The program consists of 12 country projects– Burkina Faso, Burundi…
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Good Practice Brief: Fostering Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security in Niger

The Good Practice Briefs were produced by the GEF Secretariat in collaboration with relevant GEF Agencies. Shared at the 57th Council meeting, this pilot series identifies good practice examples from the GEF project portfolio, in line with key GEF2020 strategic priorities and GEF-7 programming…

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