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We collect knowledge-rich blogs from evaluators and persons both within and without our community. These blogs offer writers the opportunity to narrate in less formal writing styles their personal evaluation experiences, capture evaluation findings in easy-to-understand ways while engaging the community with other relevant knowledge.

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Do cities control their own destiny?

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Wednesday, Feb 07, 2018

One of the underlying assumptions of urban resilience oriented interventions is that cities control policies and vital systems, such as system-level management of infrastructure development, natural resource management, and setting environmental standards.

The GEF in the Changing Landscape of Environmental Finance

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By: Juha I. Uitto, Director, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Tuesday, Jan 09, 2018

We have recently completed the Sixth Comprehensive Evaluation of the GEF (known by its acronym OPS6). The Comprehensive Evaluations are conducted by the Independent Evaluation Office every four years as critical inputs to the GEF replenishment process. I presented the final draft of the OPS6 to the second replenishment meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in October 2017 and the GEF...

Formative review of the integrated approach pilot (IAP) programs - Part 2

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Monday, Dec 18, 2017

As part of the GEF-6 replenishment phase, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) introduced three integrated approach pilot (IAP) programs. These programs aim to address global environmental issues more holistically.

Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) Programs

Formative review of the integrated approach pilot (IAP) programs - Part 1

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By: Dennis Bours, Evaluation Officer, GEF Independent Evaluation Office (GEF IEO)
On: Thursday, Dec 07, 2017

As part of the GEF-6 replenishment phase, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) introduced three integrated approach pilot (IAP) programs. These programs aim to address global environmental issues more holistically and help recipient countries generate global environmental benefits that correspond to more than one Convention or GEF focal area. The specific drivers of environmental degradation tackled by each program are the following:

Lessons from FAO forestry evaluations: what is being learned and to what extent is this reflected in decision making?

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By: Eoghan Molloy, Associate Evaluation Officer, FAO Office of Evaluation (OED)
On: Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Blog by Eoghan Molloy (Evaluation Specialist) and Serdar Bayryyev (Senior Evaluation Officer), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

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