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FROM VOLUME 9, NUMBERS 10-11, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1996
WORLD BANK & GEF
Matters at the World BankAnnual Review, C. Fleming, Ed., 52 pp., Fall
1996 (World Bank).
Summarizes the World Bank's environmental work for Fiscal Year 1996 (July
1995 through June 1996). Reviews (pp. 34-35) World Bank and Global Environmental
Facility (GEF) activities related stratospheric ozone depletion and climate
change. Examples of projects are: support of an initiative to help the Russian
Federation phase out ODS (ozone depleting substances); studying market-based
instruments to support ODS phase out; GEF financing of renewable energy
projects; integrating climate change concerns into national policy making and
investment planning in Ukraine, Mexico, Argentina and elsewhere.
Matters at the World BankWorld Bank Environmental Projects, July 1986-June
1996, 68 pp., Fall 1996 (World Bank).
Projects for FY96 are listed by continent or region, then by country within
each region. For each, the title, cost, implementing agency, and task manager
The Project Cycle
of the Global Environmental Facility, 18 pp., Mar. 1996 (GEF).
Describes procedures that will be followed throughout a project's cycle for
GEF-financed activities, and addresses roles and responsibilities for recipient
governments, implementing agencies and others. Explains the levels of funding
for different levels of a project.
Strategy of the GEF [Global Environment Facility], 71 pp., Feb. 1996 (GEF).
Provides a road map to help ensure GEF resources will be used cost
effectively to maximize global environmental benefits for projects in these
operational areas: biodiversity, climate change, international waters, ozone
layer depletion, and land degradation. Also details how the GEF relates to the
Climate Change Convention and the Biodiversity Convention, and notes that its
policies on ozone depletion will be consistent with the Montreal Protocol.
Environmental Facility Quarterly Operational Report, 130 pp., Apr. 1996
Gives a comprehensive review of, and a status report on the GEF work program
throughout the world in its four operational areas. (See previous entry.)
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