Portfolio Solutions Exchange
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The IWC8 will feature a Portfolio Solutions Exchange event, where GEF IW projects have a plenary opportunity to promote their innovative solutions/approaches to scale up GEF IW investments from source to sea and beyond in the context of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The event will showcase five solutions that best demonstrate the greatest alignment with the IWC8 theme, and specifically, with one of the conference learning tracks: catalyzing transformation and scaling up investments; strengthening governance processes to sustain project interventions; and data to policy.
The conference plenary will vote on their favorite solution, done by simple ballot. A prize will be awarded to the project whose portfolio solution receives the most ballots.
Characteristics of a Top Portfolio Solution
Feasibility and Ease of Implementation
Resources needed to implement the solution are readily available
The solution is cost-effective, or can be made so
The risks are identifiable, quantifiable, manageable and are minimal compared to the benefits
Breadth of Application
The conditions that need to be in place for the solution to be introduced are well defined
The solution is versatile and can be applied and implemented in diverse settings across multiple sectors,
countries and cultures
Chosen project solutions will be presented by the respective project representatives in the Pecha Kucha 20x20 format, where the presenter shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and the presenter talks along to the images. Each presentation will last 7 minutes. [see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32WEzM3LFhw]
GEF IW projects are invited to register their solution for event consideration by filling out the fields below and returning the completed document to the IWC8 Secretariat at email@example.com by 15 April 2016.