Terminal Evaluation of the UNEP GEF Project: Facilitating Financing for Sustainable Forest Management in SIDS and LFCCs

UN Environment Evaluation Office (2015)

This report is a terminal evaluation of a UNEP-GEF project implemented between 2011 and 2015.The project's overall development goal was Financing mechanisms for SFM are identified and mobilised whereby forests are locally managed to sustainably contribute and improve local livelihoods and economic development, including delivering and ensuring ecosystem services such as biodiversity, climate change mitigation and adaption, watershed and productivity on all levels (local, national and global). The evaluation sought to assess project performance (in terms of relevance, effectiveness and efficiency), and determine outcomes and impacts (actual and potential) stemming from the project, including their sustainability. The evaluation has two primary purposes: (i) to provide evidence of results to meet accountability requirements, and (ii) to promote learning, feedback, and knowledge sharing through results and lessons learned among UNEP, the GEF and their executing partner UNDESA - UNFF and the relevant agencies of the project participating countries.

Terminal Project Evaluations