UNDP-GEF Terminal Evaluation of Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Land Use Regulation and Management at the Municipal Scale

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Evaluation Plan:
2020-2025, South Africa
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
08/2021
Completion Date:
11/2021
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
No
Evaluation Budget(US $):
30,000

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Title UNDP-GEF Terminal Evaluation of Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Land Use Regulation and Management at the Municipal Scale
Atlas Project Number: 00083075
Evaluation Plan: 2020-2025, South Africa
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 11/2021
Planned End Date: 08/2021
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Sustainable
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 1.4.1 Solutions scaled up for sustainable management of natural resources, including sustainable commodities and green and inclusive value chains
  • 2. Output 2.4.1 Gender-responsive legal and regulatory frameworks, policies and institutions strengthened, and solutions adopted, to address conservation, sustainable use and equitable benefit sharing of natural resources, in line with international conventions and national legislation
SDG Goal
  • Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
SDG Target
  • 13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning
  • 15.1 By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements
Evaluation Budget(US $): 30,000
Source of Funding: Project
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 23,400
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Giacomo Morelli International Evaluator morelgiac@gmail.com
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: Municipal Level Mainstreaming of Biodiversity Standards
Evaluation Type: Terminal Evaluation
Focal Area: Biodiversity
Project Type: FSP
GEF Phase: GEF-5
GEF Project ID: 00091721
PIMS Number: 4719
Key Stakeholders: DEFF, SANParks, SANBI, CSIR, NGOs
Countries: SOUTH AFRICA
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
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Monitor effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening Tool to inform evidence-based decision making in order to authorize biodiversity developments for a better protection of biodiversity and natural resources.

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