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Country-At-A-Glance

Palau is a member of a constituency comprised of the following countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Active Project Portfolio

Trust Fund Project Type Number of Projects Total Financing Total Co-Financing Ratio
GET National 5 $12,669,422 5.68
GET Regional/Global 21 $195,096,062 2.02
LDCF National/Regional $0 0.00
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 $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000 $0
Climate Change $2,000,000 $100,000 $1,900,000 $100,000 $1,900,000
Land Degradation $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $0
Total $8,000,000 $6,100,000 $1,900,000 $6,100,000 $1,900,000
* 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sources of funds are to indicate from which STAR focal area (Biodiversity, Climate Change, Land Degradation) funds are withdrawn to finance projects.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 $2,064,424 $3,764,423 ($1,699,999)
Climate Change $1,000,000 $175,000 $825,000
Land Degradation $1,000,000 $125,000 $875,000
Total $4,064,424 $4,064,423 $1

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

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Climate Change $2,000,000 $221,000 $1,779,000
Biodiversity $1,923,183 $2,760,106 $-836,923
Land Degradation $500,000 $1,442,077 $-942,077
Total $4,423,183 $4,423,183 $0

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 1,920,000 4,069,606 0 -2,149,606
Climate Change 2,000,000 450,000 0 1,550,000
Land Degradation 500,000 732,492 0 -232,492
Total 4,420,000 5,252,098 0 -832,098

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
Climate Change $3,300,000 $1,075,000 $0 $2,225,000
Biodiversity $3,800,000 $2,100,002 $0 $1,699,998
Total $7,100,000 $3,175,002 $0 $3,924,998

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
3626 Biodiversity UNEP FP 2008-04-24 $1,818,182 $181,818 $2,000,000
3664 Biodiversity UNEP FP 2009-01-27 $75,910 $9,092 $85,002
3664 Biodiversity UNEP PPG 2008-11-06 $15,000 $0 $15,000
Total $1,909,092 $190,910 $2,100,002

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
2567 Climate Change UNDP MSP 2008-07-22 $975,000 $100,000 $1,075,000
Total $975,000 $100,000 $1,075,000

Contacts

Ms. Charlene Mersai
Operational Focal Point since 2021-04-02
National Environment Coordinator
National Environmental Protection Council
P.O. Box 6011
Koror, - 96940
Palau
Tel: +680 767 8638
Email: charmersai(AT) gmail.com
The Honorable Gustav N Aitaro
Political Focal Point since 2023-02-17
Minister
Ministry of State
P.O. Box 100
Ngerulmud, - 96939
Palau
Tel: P.O. Box 100 +680 767 2490/2509
Email: ministrymos.rop(at)gmail.com