Global Environment Facility Country Support Program


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

Nairobi, Kenya, 19-21 May 2009
The Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in East and Southern Africa was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 19-20 May 2009. An optional GEF project site field visit was organized on 21 May 2009. The Workshop was attended by 27 Focal Points and designated representatives from 17 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Representatives of the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies, and the CSP also participated in the Workshop, along with some observers and members of the GEF-NGO Network.

 Workshop Session: Introduction and Overview

Workshop Session: Update on Funding under the RAF, Adaptation Funds, and Cofinancing Strategies

Workshop Session: Global environment challenges - programmes and issues in the sub-region

  • Leveraging National Communications to integrate climate policy into development plans (English / French)
  • Review of POPs activities in the region (English / French)
  • Case Study: Tanzania's Second National Communications (English / French)

Workshop Session: What constitutes a successful GEF Project? Review of experiences from the region

  • Seychelles GEF Portfolio: Planning for success (English / French)

Workshop Session: Tools and resources available to support Focal Points

Workshop Session: Country contributions to Overall Programme Study of GEF 4

Workshop Session: Conclusions, Follow-up Actions, and Closure



Group photo of participants at the CSP Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in Nairobi, 19-21 May 2009      

 

Visiting beneficiaries of a micro credit to help diversify household incomes affected by climate change

Discussion between GEF focal points and local farmers during a visit to a GEF funded project in Kenya

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