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GEF International Waters Game Show

  1. 1. Hosted by Mr. Andrew Hudson Head, Water and Ocean Governance Programme United Nations Development Programme
  2. 2. Basics 4 Contestants 40 Questions, 40 Points Winning Prize is a GEF IW LEARN Twinning
  3. 3. Question 1 PIF stands for: A. Project Identification Form B. Project Information Form C. Implementation Framework D. Perfectly Incremental Fishery E. Project Integration Facility
  4. 4. Question 2 Which of the following is NOT reported in the GEF’s annual PIR process: A. Project Financial Status B. Project Implementation Progress C. Project preparation Progress D. Lessons Learned E. Changes in Project Objectives or Outcomes
  5. 5. Question 3 Which of the Following is NOT a GEF IW Stress reduction Indicator? A. Hectares of Conserved/Protected Habitat C. Municipal Wastewater Pollution Reduction (mt N/year) B. /year of water saved through use efficiency measures D. Practicing Daily Tai Chi E. Reducing Fishing Pressure (% Reduction in Fleet Size)
  6. 6. Question 4 A World Bank/FAO study estimated the annual global economic loss due to overfishing as about: A. US$ 100 million B. US$50 billion C. US$1 trillion D. US$7 billion E. US$500 billion
  7. 7. Question 5 GEF Agency Fees are Utilized for: A. GEF Project and Portfolio Oversight B. Project Management C. Organizing Office Parties at TGIF’s D. Infrastructure Development E. Core Budget Support to Government
  8. 8. Question 6 Which of the following stakeholders would NOT normally be part of a GEF IW project steering committee: A. Government Representatives B. GEF Agency Representatives C. NGO Representatives D. STAP Members E. Executing Agency Representatives
  9. 9. Question 7 GEF Approval is Required for Changes to the Project Logistical Framework When: A. Project Outcomes and/or Objectives are Altered B. Decreased in Size of Hypoxic Area in a Shared LME C. New Risks to Project Implementation are Identified D. Mr. Spock deems the log frame “Illogical” E. Adaptive management Suggests Replacing some Activities with New Ones
  10. 10. Question 8 At Which Point in Project Implementation is the GEF IW Tracking Tool NOT Reported? A. Mid-Point B. First Year C. Last Year D. Hourly
  11. 11. Question 9 Which of the following is NOT a GEF Process Indicator? A. Adopted Strategic Action Programme B. Decrease in Size of Hypoxic Area in a Shared LME C. Multi-Country Agreement on Regional Water Body Legal Framework D. Completed Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis E. Established an Operational Inter-Ministerial Committees
  12. 12. Question 10 Which of the Following is NOT Cash Co-Financing? A. Governmental Funds for Staff to Attend Meetings B. Bilateral Resources for Organizing a Workshop C. Government Staff Time D. EU Grant to a GEF Agency E. Private Sector Supply and Equipment Donations
  13. 13. Question 11 Which of the Following does NOT Contribute to Project Sustainability? A. Increased Dependence on GEF Financing as other Sources Dwindle B. Increased Government Financing of Regional Water Body Institution C. Measureable Increase in Public Awareness D. Implementation of a Payment of about the Project and the Issues being Ecosystem Services Scheme Addressed E. Increase in Public and Private Investment Targeting Priority Transboundary Issue
  14. 14. Question 12 IW: LEARN Stands for: A. International Workshop for Leading Edge Approaches to Registering Nurses B. International Waters Leaking Everywhere and Ruining Norway C. International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network D. International Waters Legal Exchange and Registry Network E. International Waters Learning Emporium and Resource Node
  15. 15. Question 13 Which GEF IW Project had the Largest Number of Governments to Endorse a SAP? A. Guinea Current LME B. Carribean Sea LME C. Danube Current LME D. Benguela Current LME E. Nubian LME
  16. 16. Question 14 Which of the Following is NOT a GEF IW Socioeconomic Indicator? A. Improvements in Incomes of Fishermen in a Sustainably Managed Fishery B. Reduction in Water-Related Diseases due to Improved Wastewater Treatment C. Increases in Fishery Export Earnings D. Income Streams to Local Community from a Blue Carbon Project E. Increase in Sturgeon Caviar Exports by Organized Crime
  17. 17. Question 15 The Volume of Renewable Water Resources in the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer is: A. 8,000 B. 500 C. 110,000 D. 0 E. 31,000
  18. 18. Question 16 Ocean Acidification is Caused by: A. Increased Oil Spills, such as in the Gulf of Mexico B. Whale Excreta C. Dissolution of Anthropologic CO2 Emissions into the Ocean forming Carbonic Acid D. Spillage of Acidic Softdrinks into the Oceans E. Climate Change
  19. 19. Question 17 Which of the Following Water Bodies would NOT be Eligible for a GEF IW Interventions? B. Lake Baikal A. Lake Chad C. Lake Tanganyika D. Lake Michigan E. Lake Titicaca
  20. 20. Question 18 How Many Countries have 95% of their Territory Within Transbounary Basin? A. 33 B. 7 C. 65 D. 153 E. 0
  21. 21. Question 19 Which of the Following is NOT a GEF-5 Strategic Objective B. Catalyze Multi-State Cooperation to A. Catalyze Multi-State Cooperation to Balance Integrate Management of Land, Water, Conflicting Water Uses in Transboundary Surface Biodiversity, Coastal and Marine Resources and Groundwater Basins while Considering while building Climate Resilience Climatic Variability and Change C. Catalyze Multi-State Cooperation to Rebuild Marine Fisheries and Reduce Pollution of Coasts and Large Marine Ecosystems while Considering Climatic Variability and Change D. Support Foundational Capacity Building, Portfolio Learning, and Targeted Research Needs for Ecosystem-based, Joint Management of Transboundary Water Systems E. Promote Effective Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
  22. 22. Question 20 The principal basis of incrementality in the GEF International Waters focal area is: A. Globally significant biodiversity C. Addressing transboundary waters issues B. Marginal cost of water D. Projects proceeding step by step E. Ensuring delivery of national benefits
  23. 23. Question 21 International Waters historically represents about what percentage of GEF financial allocations across all the focal areas: A. 12% B. 30% C. 5% D. 53% E. o.07
  24. 24. Question 22 Which of the following is NOT a preferred competency of a GEF IW project manager: A. Diplomatic skills B. Impatience and intolerance C. Personnel management skills D. Strong technical background E. Team-building skills
  25. 25. Question 23 Which of these is NOT a key stage in the overall cycle of GEF support to improving management of a shared waterbody: A. Implementation of agreed regional and national governance reforms B. Negotiation of agreed action programme of legal, policy and institutional reforms C. Agreement on transboundary priorities based on sound science and economics D. Creating and/or strengthening of regional waterbody institution E. Selling off equipment at project closure
  26. 26. Question 24 With catalytic support from PEMSEA over nearly twenty years, what percentage of the East Asian Seas coastline is now under some form of Integrated Coastal Management A. 98% C. 12% E. 0.6% B. 34% D. 3%
  27. 27. Question 25 Which of the Following Scenarios do GEF IW Project Managers NOT need to be prepared for? A. Project Extensions C. Staff Conflict Resolution B. Budget Shortfalls D. Large Annual Bonuses E. Negative Publicity about the Project in the Media
  28. 28. Question 26 Which of the Following is NOT a GEF Agency? A. UNDP C. IFAD B. FAO D. UNICEF E. WWF
  29. 29. Question 27 Which of the Following is NOT One of the Five LME Modules? A. Pollution and Ecosystem Health C. Shipping B. Fish and Fisheries D. Governance E. Socioeconomics
  30. 30. Question 28 The GEF is Supporting Inegretaed Water Resources Management in What Portion of the World’s Small Island Developing States? B. 75% A. 100% C. 50% D. 25% E. 10%
  31. 31. Question 29 Which of the Following is NOT a Responsibility of an Entity Executing a Project of Behalf of a GEF Agency? A. Procurement B. Personnel Contract Management C. Arranging Travel for Meetings D. Project Financial Management E. Annual Project Implementation Review Reporting to GEF
  32. 32. Question 30 Which of the following is generally NOT a feature of a first year Project Implementation Plan within a Project Inception Report: A. Final Independent Evaluation C. Clear Assignment of All Tasks and Responsibilities B. Key Activities Expected in the First Year D. Detailed Timeline Indicating Milestone and Deliverables E. Expected Meetings, Reports, Etc.
  33. 33. Question 31 At Project Completion, GEF IW Project Websites Should be: A. Deleted C. Promoted Through Twitter and Facebook B. Archived Within the IW: LEARN Web Space D. Printed out for Permanent Storage in a File E. …We Were Supposed to Have a Website?
  34. 34. Question 32 Which of the following is NOT a component of effective GEF IW project Monitoring and Evaluation? A. Project Implementation Review C. Preparation of GEF Project Identification Form B. GEF IW Tracking Tool D. Mid-Term Evaluation E. Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
  35. 35. Question 33 The Estimated Value of the Global Ballast Water Treatment Market Once the Convention on Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediment Comes into Force: A. US$100 million B. US$35 billion C. US$4.5 trillion D. US$27 million E. US$1.7 billion
  36. 36. Question 34 Which of the Following is NOT a Key Aspect of Gender Mainstreaming in IW Projects? A. Celebrating International Secretaries’ Day C. Development of Gender Accountability Mechanisms B. Identifying Gaps in Gender Equality D. Strong Political Commitment and Will E. Allocation of Sufficient Resources
  37. 37. Question 35 Which of the Following is NOT a GEF IW Environmental Status Indicator? A. Concentration of CHL-A in the Black Sea C. Number of Established Invasive Species in Manila Bay B. Cubic km of Renewable Water Resources in the Guarani Aquifer D. Metric Tons of Nitrogen Released Per Year by a Wastewater Treatment Plant E. Biomass of Tuna in the W/C Pacific Ocean
  38. 38. Question 36 Which of the Following is NOT a Rating for a Process Indicator in the GEF IW Tracking Tool? A. IMCs Established and Functioning, B. Number of Countries Participating <50% Countries Participating in the IW Project C. SAP Developed and Adopted by Ministries D. RMI Established and Functioning, >50% of Countries Contributing Dues E. Legal Agreement Ratified and Entered Into Force
  39. 39. Question 37 The GEF IW Portfolio is Cumulatively Active in How Many of the World’s Large Marine Ecosystems? A. 64 B. 127 C. 6 D. 21 E. 38
  40. 40. Question 38 In a SAP, “EcoQO” means: A. Ecosystem Quality Objective C. Ecosystem Query Optimization B. Ecologically Queer Origins D. Economic Quantification Opportunity E. Ecosystem Quantity Objective
  41. 41. Question 39 The Root Cause of Hypoxia in the NW Shelf of the Black Sea Was Primarily: A. Discharge of Insufficiently Treated Wastewater into the Danube C. Too Many Fish in the Black Sea Consuming All the Oxygen B. Overuse of Fertilizers in the Danube River Basin Agriculture D. Invasion of the Comb Jellyfish Mnemiopsis ledyi in the 1980s E. Insufficient economic, policy and regulatory incentives to reduce nutrient emissions from agriculture, wastewater and industry
  42. 42. Question 40 Which of the following is NOT generally part of the TDA? A. Governance Analysis B. Root Cause Analysis C. Stakeholder Analysis D. Vision Statement E. Socioeconomic Analysis