ID 57010
Submitting Entity Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Main Information
Title Payments for Environmental Services: Guidance Paper for the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)
Description The STAP guideline document provides guidance to the GEF Council, Secretariat, Evaluation Office, and implementing agencies on the development and evaluation of GEF investments in Payments for Environmental Services (PES) programs. The document comprises two reports: (1) a ten-page guidance paper that focuses on entry points for the GEF in PES financing and the key issues to consider in the design and selection of PES programs; and (2) a two-page summary paper of the evidence for PES effectiveness (with an accompanying on-line bibliography).
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-gef-pesguide-en.pdf
Additional Information
Authors Sven Wunder, Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikoff
Regions Global
Incentive Measures Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Keywords Ecosystem approach
Agri-environmental payments
Support payment
Land set-aside payments
Conservation payments
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme