In accordance with decision 14/23, annex, the expert team has designed the questionnaire on funding needs for the period July 2022 to June 2026, and circulated it to all developing country Parties and Parties with economies in transition, and will include the results in the assessment report.


Presentation on GEF-8 funding needs assessment, Sunday, 23 February 2020

(Version française), (Español)

Questionnaire on GEF-8 funding needs

(Version française), (Español)

Guidance on how to complete the questionnaire on GEF-8 funding needs

(Version française), (Español)

Notification for submission by 22 March 2020

(Version française), (Español)


Team of Experts

Mr. Ravi Sharma (India): assessment focal point for Asia and the Pacific

Mrs. Stephanie Mansourian (Switzerland): assessment focal point for Africa and Eastern Europe

Mr. Yasha Feferholtz (EcoHealth Alliance): assessment focal point for Latin America and the Caribbean

Mrs. Stephanie Mansourian (Switzerland): assessment focal point for Africa and Eastern Europe
Africa

Algeria Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic
Chad Comoros Congo Côte d'Ivoire D.R.Congo Djibouti Egypt Equatorial Guinea Eritrea
Eswatini Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho
Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique
Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda São Tomé and Príncipe Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Somalia
South Africa South Sudan Sudan Togo Tunisia Uganda United Republic of Tanzania Zambia Zimbabwe

Eastern Europe

Albania Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Bosnia and Herzegovina Georgia
Montenegro Republic of Moldova Russian Federation Serbia North Macedonia Ukraine

Mr. Ravi Sharma (India): assessment focal point for Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific

Afghanistan Bahrain Bangladesh Bhutan Cambodia China DPR Korea Fiji
India Indonesia Iran Iraq Jordan Kazakhstan Kiribati Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Republic Lebanon Malaysia Maldives Marshall Islands Micronesia Mongolia Myanmar
Nauru Nepal Oman Pakistan Palau Papua New Guinea Philippines Qatar
Samoa Solomon Islands Sri Lanka State of Palestine Syrian Arab Republic Tajikistan Thailand Timor-Leste
Tonga Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vietnam Yemen

Mr. Yasha Feferholtz (EcoHealth Alliance): assessment focal point for Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Bahamas Barbados Belize Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba
Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Grenada Guatemala Guyana Haiti Honduras Jamaica Mexico
Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Suriname Trinidad and Tobago Uruguay Venezuela

Reports from the GEF Council


In accordance with Decision 14/23, annex, the funding needs assessment should take into account:

(b) Guidance to the financial mechanism from the Conference of the Parties which calls for future financial resources

(c) All obligations under the Convention and its Protocols and relevant decisions adopted by the Conference of the Parties

(d) The information communicated to the Conference of the Parties in the national reports and, information provided by the Parties through the financial reporting framework

(e) Rules and guidelines agreed by the Council of the Global Environment Facility for determining eligibility for funding of projects

(f) National strategies, plans or programmes developed in accordance with Article 6 of the Convention

(g) Experience to date, including limitations and successes of projects funded by the Global Environment Facility, as well as the performance of the Facility and its implementing and executing agencies

(h) Synergies with other Global Environment Facility-funded Conventions

(i) Synergies with other biodiversity-related Conventions

(j) The strategy for resource mobilization and its targets
  • Decision XII/3: Resource mobilization
  • Decision XI/4: Review of implementation of the strategy for resource mobilization, including the establishment of targets
  • Decision X/3: Concrete activities and initiatives including measurable targets/indicators to achieve the strategic goals contained in the strategy for resource mobilization
  • Decision IX/11 containing the strategy for resource mobilization in support of the achievement of the three objectives of the Convention

(k) The second report of the High level Panel on the Global Assessment of Resources for Implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its recommendations

(m) The draft post-2020 global biodiversity framework

(n) Progress made on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular Goal 17 (strengthen the means of implementation)