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The Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility, launched in Jakarta in October 2016, has finalized its first investment to help reduce poverty while preserving the habitat of three critically endangered species.
The Tapanuli orangutan recently discovered on the Indonesia island of Sumatra has no more than 800 individuals and faces extinction.
This is a terminal evaluation of a UNEP GEF project implemented between 2005 and 2008. The objectives of this project were: to enhance indigenous peoples' awareness and effective participation in CBD and GEF processes through the establishment of communication and information mechanisms that promote an effective exchange of information; and to strengthen indigenous peoples' capacity to formulate policy and projects with respect to the CBD and the GEF and to participate in the implementation and monitoring of biodiversity projects.
This report is a terminal evaluation of a UNEP GEF project implemented between 2006 and 2012. The project's objective was to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from urban transportation. It aimed to do this by improving the Jakarta Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, known as Trans Jakarta, and support its system manager a unit with the same name, that was part of the City Government known as DKI Jakarta.
This report is a terminal evaluation of a UNEP-GEF project implemented between 2012 and 2014.The overall objective of the project was to promote and support the broader adoption and more effective use of landscape-level sustainable land management (L-SLM) as an integrated approach to managing agricultural landscapes that addresses the full set of needs from the rural land base-including sustainable, climate-resilient production of food and fibre (from agriculture, forestry, and fisheries), watershed management, biodiversity conservation, bio-energy, terrestrial climate mitigation, and rura
This report is a terminal evaluation for a UNEP-GEF project implemented between 2002 and 2009. the project’s objectives were to create an environment at the regional level, in which collaboration and partnership in addressing environmental problems of the South China Sea, between all stakeholders, and at all levels is fostered and encouraged; and to enhance the capacity of the participating governments to integrate environmental considerations into national development planning.
This is a terminal evaluation of a UNEP GEF project implemented between 2003 and 2007. The project's overall objective was to assess the capacity of peatlands, to act as significant carbon stores and provide recommendations on how these areas could be managed to ensure this attribute is maintained. It will also help determine what management measures can help reduce the net emissions of GHGs from peatlands.
The purpose of the Technology Needs Assessment Project (Phase I), supported by the Global Environment Fund (GEF), was to assist participating “developing country parties to identify and analyse priority technology needs, which can form the basis for a portfolio of environmentally sound technology (EST) projects and programmes to facilitate the transfer of, and access to, the technologies and related know-how”. This is an obligation under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The project provide support to 36 countries.
This is a terminal evaluation of a UNEP GEF project implemented between 2011 and 2014 in the East Asia Region. The project aimed to Strengthen the capacity of Southeast Asian countries to implement the CBD provisions on ABS; Increase understanding of ABS issues among stakeholders and the general public; and Improve public understanding of the contribution ABS can make to biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihoods.
This report is a Mid-term evaluation of a UNEP GEF project implemented between 2011 and 2016. The objective of the project was to transform production and business practices in cocoa producing countries and cocoa and chocolate companies such that they conserve biodiversity in cocoa production landscapes, provide greater long-term stability to the cocoa and chocolate industry and increase income for smallholders. The evolution was undertaken to analyse whether the project was on track, what problems or challenges the project was encountering, and what corrective actions were required.