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Country-At-A-Glance

Lesotho is a member of a constituency comprised of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Active Project Portfolio

Trust Fund Project Type Number of Projects Total Financing Total Co-Financing Ratio
GET National 7 $17,375,874 4.72
GET Regional/Global 25 $240,516,716 3.17
LDCF National/Regional 4 $24,606,100 4.64
SCCF National/Regional $0 0.00
Financing for national and regional projects is inclusive of financing covering all participating countries.

STAR GEF-8 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Allocated Utilized Available Sources of funds * utilized Sources of funds available
Biodiversity $4,000,000 $1,900,500 $2,099,500 $1,900,500 $2,099,500
Climate Change $2,000,000 $1,810,000 $190,000 $1,810,000 $190,000
Land Degradation $3,900,006 $2,289,500 $1,610,506 $2,289,500 $1,610,506
Total $9,900,006 $6,000,000 $3,900,006 $6,000,000 $3,900,006
* In light of the GEF-8 STAR full flexibility across three STAR focal areas, sources of funds are to indicate from which STAR focal area (Biodiversity, Climate Change, Land Degradation) funds are withdrawn to finance projects. This information is endorsed by the country’s Operational Focal Point.

STAR GEF-7 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $3,000,000 $1,660,000 $1,340,000
Climate Change $1,500,000 $132,000 $1,368,000
Land Degradation $1,500,000 $4,208,000 ($2,708,000)
Total $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $0

STAR GEF-6 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $2,000,000 $3,300,000 $-1,300,000
Land Degradation $1,000,000 $2,410,999 $-1,410,999
Climate Change $3,000,000 $219,000 $2,781,000
Total $6,000,000 $5,929,999 $70,001

STAR GEF-5 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity 1,500,000 770,880 0 729,120
Climate Change 2,000,000 3,942,000 0 -1,942,000
Land Degradation 810,000 344,949 0 465,051
Total 4,310,000 5,057,829 0 -747,829

RAF GEF-4 Allocation and Utilization Summary(All amounts in US$)

Focal Area GEF-4 Indicative Allocation* Allocation Utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $3,800,000 $973,287 $0 $2,826,713
Climate Change $3,300,000 $0 $0 $3,300,000
Total $7,100,000 $973,287 $0 $6,126,713

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Biodiversity (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
3646 Biodiversity UNEP MSP 2009-07-07 $884,806 $88,481 $973,287
Total $884,806 $88,481 $973,287

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Climate Change (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
Total $0 $0 $0

Contacts

Mrs. Maphakamile Xingwana
Political Focal Point since 2023-12-07
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
7th floor, Post Office Building, P.O. Box 10993
Maseru, - 1000
Lesotho
Tel: +266 22311054
Email: maphakamile.xingwana(at)gov.ls
Ms. Qongqong Hoohlo
Operational Focal Point since 2022-11-04
Acting Director - Department of Environment
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
6th Floor Post Office Building, P.O. Box 10993
Maseru, - 100
Lesotho
Tel: + 26622320534
Email: qhoohlo[a t ]gmail.com