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Country-At-A-Glance

South Africa is a member of a constituency comprised of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Total Funding Received

Trust Fund Project Type Number of Projects Total Financing
GEF Trust Fund National 56 $250,156,530
Regional/Global 69 $634,422,226
CBIT National 1 $1,100,000
Regional/Global 0 $0
Special Climate Change Fund National 1 $3,536,400
Regional/Global 0 $0

STAR GEF-8 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $35,686,429 $0 $0
Climate Change $7,359,852 $0 $0
Land Degradation $6,049,447 $0 $0
Total $49,095,728 $0 $0

STAR GEF-7 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $23,833,141 $23,800,000 $33,141
Climate Change $10,153,671 $10,153,672 ($1)
Land Degradation $4,121,238 $4,119,999 $1,239
Total $38,108,050 $38,073,671 $34,379

STAR GEF-6 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Climate Change $17,982,244 $16,395,914 $1,586,330
Biodiversity $22,785,839 $21,658,436 $1,127,403
Land Degradation $5,183,246 $0 $5,183,246
Total $45,951,329 $38,054,350 $7,896,979

STAR GEF-5 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity 21,680,000 22,620,503 0 -940,503
Climate Change 25,710,000 24,764,171 0 945,829
Land Degradation 5,250,000 5,250,000 0 0
Total 52,640,000 52,634,674 0 5,326

RAF GEF-4 Allocation and Utilization Summary(All amounts in US$)

Focal Area GEF-4 Indicative Allocation* Allocation Utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Climate Change $26,550,000 $18,495,328 $0 $8,054,672
Biodiversity $22,400,000 $21,483,303 $0 $916,697
Total $48,950,000 $39,978,631 $0 $8,971,369

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Biodiversity (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
2123 Biodiversity UNEP FP 2007-06-14 $620,966 $64,887 $685,853
2615 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2007-06-14 $8,300,000 $778,500 $9,078,500
2820 Biodiversity UNEP FP 2009-06-24 $434,500 $43,450 $477,950
2924 Biodiversity World Bank FP 2008-09-23 $9,000,000 $931,000 $9,931,000
2924 Biodiversity World Bank PPG 2007-08-06 $310,000 $0 $310,000
3515 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2007-06-14 $481,818 $18,182 $500,000
3871 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2009-04-21 $480,769 $19,231 $500,000
Total $19,628,053 $1,855,250 $21,483,303

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Climate Change (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
2604 Climate Change UNDP FP 2007-06-14 $10,973,000 $1,005,328 $11,978,328
2692 Climate Change UNDP FP 2009-06-24 $4,375,000 $437,500 $4,812,500
2692 Climate Change UNDP PPG 2009-03-16 $95,000 $9,500 $104,500
3871 Climate Change UNDP FP 2009-04-21 $480,769 $19,231 $500,000
3948 Climate Change UNEP MSP 2009-08-26 $1,000,000 $100,000 $1,100,000
Total $16,923,769 $1,571,559 $18,495,328

Contacts

Mr. Zaheer Fakir
Operational Focal Point since 2008-01-16
Acting Deputy Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X 447
Pretoria, - 0001
South Africa
Tel: + 27 12 310-3828
Email: Zfakir at environment.gov.za; Zfakir21 at gmail.com, sparker at environment.gov.za
Ms. Nomfundo Tshabalala
Political Focal Point since 2021-03-26
Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X447
Pretoria, - 0001
South Africa
Tel: +27 12 339 9007
Email: dg[a t ]environment.gov.za