UNEP project manual:
formulation, approval, monitoring and evaluation
manual is designed to assist and guide project managers, programme
officers and fund management officers to formulate high-quality
projects and activities that effectively promote the mandate and
mission of UNEP. The manual aims to assist project management by
setting out procedures and requirements for project preparation,
approval, revision, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation. The end-result
aimed at is projects that comply with the UNEP mandate, are focused
and effective, and have substantial and sustainable long-term impacts.
The manual contains
three distinct segments:
- Overall guidance
on project planning and design: Project cycle and description
of each phase; and key elements to consider during project formulation
– poverty alleviation and environment, gender-sensitivity,
project sustainability and logical framework matrix.
- Procedural and administrative
aspects of UNEP project preparation, approval, monitoring and
- Donor-specific requirements
for project document preparation, approval and reporting, namely
United Nations Foundation, United Nations Development Account
and Global Environment Facility.