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Sub-Regional Workshop
for GEF Focal Points in
East and Southern Africa


Nairobi, Kenya, 14-16 May 2007

A Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points was organized by the CSP and held in Nairobi, Kenya during 14-16 May 2007. Twenty-four participants representing 18 countries participated in the workshop, as
well as representatives of the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies, and CSP.

Workshop Session: Update on GEF Policies and Procedures
  • GEFSec Update: GEF Policies and Processes in GEF 4 (English / French)

Workshop Session: Integrating GEF in Environment and Development Plans and Policies

  • South Africa: Integrating of biodiversity considerations into national development plans (English / French)
  • Seychelles: Integrating the GEF in environment and development plans and policies (English / French)
  • Namibia: Mainstreaming environment and sustainable development (English / French)
  • UNEP: Perspectives and case studies from agencies on mainstreaming adapation (English / French)

Workshop Session: Developing National GEF Strategies and Setting Priorities

  • GEF Sec: GEF perspective on priority setting (English / French)
  • Kenya: Experience in developing a GEF strategy and priority setting (English / French)
  • Mauritius: The process of determining national priorities (English / French)
  • Ethiopia: Developing national GEF strategies and setting priorities (English / French)

Workshop Session: Enhancing GEF National Coordination, Communications
and Outreach

  • CSP Overview of GEF National Coordination: Country Mechanisms, Processes, and Experiences (English / French)
  • Madagascar: Strengthening coordination, communication, and dissemination activities (English / French)
  • Malawi: Enhancing GEF coordination, communication, and outreach (English / French)
  • Uganda: The National Convention Coordination Group (English / French)
  • GEF regional coordination in the framework of NEPAD and SADC (English / French)

Workshop Session: Managing Workloads and Tools and Resources Available for Focal Points

  • GEF Sec: Tracking national portfolios and assessing results (English / French)
  • GEF Sec: Overview of use of Direct Support Funds (English / French)
  • Comoros' experience in using Direct Support Funds (English / French)



                                                                     East and Southern Africa Sub-Regional Workshop participants
                                                                                                                                    Photo: GEF CSP




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