System of Transparent Allocation of Resources - STAR. GEF Familiarization Seminar January 17-19, 2012 Ramesh Ramankutty Head, Operations & Business Strategy. INTRODUCTION. Issues from GEF4 to GEF5 GEF Council requested reforms in resource allocation framework (RAF)
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GEF Familiarization Seminar
January 17-19, 2012
Head, Operations & Business Strategy
Areas: Biodiversity, climate change, and land degradation
All the countries are equal
No group countries
GEF 4 RAF
GEF 5 STAR
GEF Benefits Index (GBI)
GEF Performance Index (GPI)
Social Economic Development Index measured as GDP index (GDPI)
10% for BD and LD, 11% for CC
$2 mn in CC, $1.5 mn in BD, and $0.5 in LD
Flexibility for small countries (90% rule),
More weight (25%) for marine scores in GBIBD,
5% of CC scores are from countries’ forested areas
Key message: the higher the GDP per capita, the lower the country’s GDPI
Key message: Reward countries with more species and eco-regions
GBILD = 60% × proportion of dryland area + 20% × proportion of rural population + 20% × global share of land area affected
Key message: Reward countries with high proportion of dryland area
Key message: A country has only one GPI and one GDPI , but three GBIs
Key message: GDPI cuts up to 7% from the rich and adds up to 12% to the poor.
$2,760 GDP per capita is the threshold.
Individual countries in CC :
Individual countries in BD:
Individual countries in LD:
Key message: Using $2, $1.5 and $0.5 mn as floors will ensure a small country to have at least one project, and no more than 10% of resources to be allocated to the floored countries.
Key message: Capping one country will benefit 73 countries
Key message: The number countries with allocation amounts less than four million dollars each reduced from about 130 in GEF 4 to about 110 in GEF 5