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FileGEF and Integration of Activities in Biodiversity and International Waters by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Development Objective: To Contain Existing Damage and Prevent Further Environmental Degradation of the Gulf of Aqaba’s Coast, Coral Reefs and Marine Ecosystem.
FileThe East China Sea: GIWA Application for Sub-region No.36 by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Objective: Impetus for establishing a framework for the sustainable development for marine ecosystems in the East China Sea, is more significant in from social perspective than the economics of such an endeavour.
FileGIWA: What We Learned? by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The GIWA Project Document: The Project Document too Prescriptive. Focus on policy analysis without adequate input from policy specialists. Ambiguities of the Project Document.
FileGlobal Water Stewardship and the Coca-cola Company by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Our Global Water Initiative : Assess and mitigate current system risks. Build collaborative water strategy for the system. Design & implement solutions. Establish platforms for leadership.
FileIntegrated Natural Resource Management and the GEF- Reconciling Global Environmental Values and Sustainable Development by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
A Principal Objective: Every integrated program of interventions will be aimed at achieving a principal objective, whose nature will depend upon the “entry point” and whose goal, in line with the MDGs and the WSSD Plan of Implementation, will be the fostering of environmentally sustainable development. In doing so, global benefits will be accrued in a cluster of focal areas, or even in all of them. A tentative/preliminary Operational Program indication will correspond to the Principal Objective.
FileInternational Waters Program: New Opportunities for the World Bank by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
A Long-Term Interest: World Bank Worked Extensively on the Management of International Waters Prior to Establishment of the GEF Major pre-GEF programs included the Mediterranean Sea and Baltic Sea Our Environment Network has Viewed Freshwater, Coastal and Marine Resources as a Management Continuum, but this Has Not Been Fully Translated into Bank Water Resources Management Operations
FileUNDP - GEF International Waters Portfolio: Progress Since Dalian and Lessons Learned by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
UNEP GEF IW Portfolio: As at June 2005 the UNEP IW Portfolio consist of 35 projects with GEF grant funding of $124 million and total funding of $261 million. The portfolio comprises 21 full size projects, 7 medium-sized projects and 7 projects under development with project preparation and development (PDF) grants. These include six full size projects implemented jointly with one or more of the other GEF implementing agencies.
FileUNDP-GEF International Water Portfolio June 2005 by admin — last modified Jun 14, 2012 08:34 AM
Impacts/Outcomes: 15 Lake and River Basins 11 Large Marine Ecosystems. 5 Global projects. $300 million portfolio. $1 billion co-finance. Over 100 countries supported and participating. 12 Strategic Action Programmes adopted. 5 regional or international legal agreements adopted.
FileLME Breakout Session by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Needs: Great global demand for adequate M&E. Demonstrate links between projects and beneficial impacts. Need for wider scope of indicators (governance etc.). Need for coordination between GEF agencies and donors. Strong need for coordination at national level. Need for coordination at low cost. Challenges: Existing frameworks not fully operational. Multi-country context.
FileLake Basin Thematic Sessions 1, 2, and 3 by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Objective: Design projects to seek balance between technical and administrative aspects. Implement a sub-basin approach. Avoid decisions based on achieving a quick fix. Be focused but also flexible. Use environmental projects as a starting point for cooperation on other issues. Design projects to actively involve countries. Consider the full impacts of the project, including poverty alleviation.
FileWhat to Learn? How to Learn? Results from the River Basin Breakout Sessions by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Global benefit: How to assess global benefit of IW in transboundary environmental problems?
FileRegional Program of Action and Demonstration of Sustainable Alternatives to DDT for Malaria Vector Control in Mexico and Central America by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Focal Areas: This Project conforms with the Contaminant-based Operational Program No. 10 and will help demonstrate ways of overcoming barriers to the adoption of best practices that limit contamination of the international waters environment. The proposed activities are also consistent with several provisions with the adopted Stockholm Convention on POPs. DDT is one of the POPs in the Stockholm Convention.
FileA Dominican Republic Case: Demonstrating Sustainable Land Management in the Upper Sabana Yegua Watershed by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The priority agenda: Keep learning how to best manage interlinkages at the operational level, through integrated project approaches. To derive local and global environmental benefits, promote sustainable development, and meet human needs.
FileExperiences and Lessons Learned in the Conservation and Sustainable Use of MesoAmerica Barrier Reff Systems Project (MBRS) by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The Project intentionally designed and implemented from a truly regional perspective Project skewed towards investments in transboundary areas All activities developed and implemented using the ‘good neighbor’/’common interest’ principle Bottom up approach crucial for securing regional political buy in Transboundary Commissions are key mechanisms for promoting harmonization of biodiversity regulations across borders.
FileIntegrated Approaches Across Focal Areas by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Actions: Develop a design tool to help incorporate linkages between focal areas at program level, to break down silos at project level to hard wire linkages into project design (see STAP tool) Improve coordination of GEF projects across focal areas within a geographic region where potential synergies and value added are high. Capture these synergies in policy reform and governance arrangements to solidify links, improve outcomes and enhance sustainability.
FileLarge Marine Ecosystems Assessment and Management Approach 2005-2010 by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Objectives: Recovery of depleted fish biomass and fisheries to promote greater food security, sustainable productivity, and socioeconomic benefits. Reduction in pollution and eutrophication levels of coastal waters. Restoration of degraded habitats including coral reefs, mangroves, and wetlands.
FileApplication of LME Indicators: Scotian Shelf LME and the US Northeast Shelf LME 2005-2010 by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
GEF International Waters Conference Salvador, Brazil 20-27 June 2005.
FileIntegrated Coastal and Watershed Management: The Caribbean SIDs Experience by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The Challenge: Pursuit of sustainable human development in the context of: Limited and fragile natural resource base, Low rates of economic growth, Weak institutional capacity and rising public expectations, Harsh internalities and externalities – economic, social and environmental vulnerabilities. The Response: Sustainable use of watersheds and coastal areas within an integrated planning and development framework.
FileWestern Indian Ocean Region: The Proposed Marine Highway Development and Coastal and Marine Contamination Prevention Project by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
The specific objectives are to: (a) To increase the safety of navigation by assessing the risks of catastrophic accidents and taking action to gradually reduce the risks and prevent accidents. (b)To assist countries to undertake technical work needed to ratify conventions and to translate their provisions into national laws and regulations. (c)To build capacity in countries to assess the necessary measures to control ship-based pollution.
FilePartnership for Mediterranean Sustainability: Protection of the Mediterraean Sea Againts pollution from Land Based Sources and Activities by admin — last modified Feb 29, 2012 08:25 AM
Specifics of the Project: Numerous specific actions (8 fields, more than 40 actions). Numerous Executive Agencies: (Umbrella project + four sub-projects). Numerous participating countries (12+8). Implementation through the existing map structure (UNEP MAP Secretariat, RAC's). Country driven approaches (Maps, Pre-Investment Studies).
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