FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment


GEF's Guidelines on the Project and Program Cycle Policy

This information document sprovides guidelines for proper implementation of the GEF Project and Program Cycle Policy. 

GEF's Project and Program Cycle Policy

The Policy sets out the rules governing the cycles for GEF-financed Projects and Programs. 

FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples

Consistent with its mandate to pursue a world free from hunger and malnutrition, the “FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples” has been formulated so as to ensure that FAO will make all due efforts to respect, include and promote indigenous issues in relevant work.

GEF's Co-financing Policy

This Policy (i) establishes the objectives for co-financing in GEF-financed projects; (ii) defines co-financing in GEF-financed projects; and (iii) sets forth the general principles and approaches for co-financing in GEF-financed projects, including how co-financing will be monitored and evaluated.

FAO Policy on Gender Equality - Attaining Food Security Goals in Agriculture and Rural Development

Gender equality is central to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations’ (FAO’s) mandate to achieve food security for all by raising levels of nutrition, improving agricultural productivity and natural resource management, and improving the lives of rural populations. FAO can achieve its goals only if it simultaneously works towards gender equality and supports women’s diverse roles in agriculture and rural development.

GEF - Agency Fee Policy

The Fee Policy for GEF Partner Agencies establishes the fee structure for all GEF Partner Agencies implementing the GEF projects; and outlines the GEF's fee structure and clarifies the type of activities covered by the agency fee. 
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