Resource Allocation

  • GEF Resource Allocation Framework

    The Global Environment Facility has in place a resource allocation framework for its biodiversity portfolio. Go to the website

  • International Development Association (IDA)

    The World Bank grant facility implements a performance-based allocation system. Read more

  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

    IFAD’s performance-based allocation system (PBAS) has evolved several phases. Find more

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    ADB’s Asian Development Fund implements a performance-based allocation policy. Read more

  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands – Wetlands of International Importance (

    The Ramsar Convention develops the List of Wetlands of International Importance. Read the Criteria for Identifying Wetlands of International Importance and the list

  • UNECO Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

    The World Heritage Convention develops the World Heritage List. Find the list

  • Conservation International - Biodiversity Hotspots (

    The biodiversity hotspots cover nearly 60% of the world’s plant, bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian species, with a very high share of endemic species. Read more

  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF) - Global 200 (

    The Global 200 is the list of eco-regions identified by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as priorities for conservation. Read more

  • Birdlife International – Important Bird Areas and Endemic Bird Areas (

    BirdLife International identifies priorities not only for avian conservation but also for their habitats. Read more

  • CBD interest in resource allocation

    The Conference of the Parties was interested in examining how the Resource Allocation Framework adopted by the Global Environment Facility would affect the availability of resources given the individual and group allocations to developing countries and countries with economies in transition for the implementation of the Convention, and examining the effectiveness of the GEF Benefits Index for Biodiversity (GBI Bio) for determining the potential of each country to generate the global biodiversity benefits for the purposes of this Convention (Read decision VIII/13)

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme