Value for Money Analysis for the Land Degradation Projects of the GEF


The study on Value for Money Analysis for GEF Land Degradation Projects used geospatial science, econometrics, and ecology to quantify the amount of carbon sequestered in GEF land degradation projects and estimated that these projects contributed on average $7.5 million (2014) to sequestration alone, which is above the average cost of most land degradation projects ($4.2 million).

Report Details


  • Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Report Type

  • Thematic


Completed Date

  • Oct 2016

Consultant Name

Agency Focal Person

  • Independent Evaluation Office of the Global Environment Facility

Agency Focal Person Email



  • 1023

Joint Evaluation

  • No