The GEF UNDP/SGP
is flexible in allowing the timely budgetary changes in
the project addressing the needs of the communities.
Creating a bridge between the communities and
Encourages ownerships of change through people’s
participation and negotiation processes for better co
Maintaining measurable standards of performance for all
the activities in project, linking the social,
natural, economic and human capital for sustainability
objectives can be best achieved through the endorsement
and active participation of local communities and
stakeholders. GEF UNDP/SGP projects link the GEF focal areas with
livelihood based actions.
GEF UNDP/SGP has
developed simple, easy to understand and implement
PROJECT GUIDELINES, up loaded on the GEF UNDP/SGP website
(www. sgpindia.org) for the partners. Enabling
effective leveraging of resources.
GEF UNDP/SGP encourages a more learning by doing
approach, learning from mistakes, intense and active
discussions. Timely disbursement of funds. Encourages
voluntary labour and no subsidy approach
believes in a more ‘systemic approach’ to development
through the Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs). These are simple ways of working
encouraging participatory process based approach, which
is transparent and efficient and has clearly defined
Facilitation and emphasis on having lessons from pilots
to be shared with a wider audience, including
Governments at all levels (local, district, state and
national levels) for better knowledge management and
The GEF UNDP/SGP
grants leverages and facilitates linkages of projects
with state, local government, private/public sector and
other institutions. This creates visbility while
building capacities of nascent NGOs/CBOs.
along with its project partners through formal/informal,
meetings/discussions with Government of India (GOI),
donors, private and public sector and other stakeholders
disseminates lessons learnt in the program for resource
mobilization, replication and scaling up.
CEE as the national host
institution (NHI’s) for the GEF UNDP GEF UNDP/SGP facilitates
through seven regional offices
are working in tandem with the NC to promote balanced
thematic and geographical coverage of the program.
Regular capacity building efforts over time have
developed a common understanding, mutual respect and
trust between the ranges of stakeholders in the GEF UNDP
Intensive hand holding with partners. Mutual learning
and trust building. Demystify the goals and project
principles, creating to develop a shared vision and a
common understanding for building capacities of
stakeholders in project, bringing out the GEFability of
the project interventions.
active links established with pool of consultants and
institutions with the partners, to promote a more result
based local ownership approach.
The program is embarking on developing a more
Business model Approach with partners.