Board Decisions

GF/B16/DP04


Approved by the Board on:
13 November 2007


Approval of Round 7

  1. The Board approves for funding for an initial two years, subject to paragraphs 2 and 3 below, the Round 7 proposals recommended for funding by the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and listed in Annex 2 to the Report of the TRP and Secretariat on Round 7 Proposals (GF/B16/5) as:
    1. 'Category 1';
    2. 'Category 2'; and
    3. 'Category 2B',

    with the clear understanding that the grant amounts requested for the "Phase 1 Period" in such Annex are maximum upper ceilings subject to TRP clarifications and grant negotiations rather than final approved grant amounts.
  2. The applicants whose proposals are recommended for funding as 'Category 1' shall conclude the TRP clarifications process, as indicated by the written approval of the Chair and/or Vice Chair of the TRP, not later than eight weeks after receipt of notification in writing by the Secretariat to the applicant of the Board's decision.
  3. The applicants whose proposals are recommended for funding as 'Category 2 and Category 2B' shall:
    1. provide an initial detailed written response to the requested TRP clarifications and adjustments by not later than six weeks after receipt of notification in writing by the Secretariat to the applicant of the Board's decision; and
    2. conclude the TRP clarifications process, as indicated by the written approval of the Chair and Vice Chair of the TRP, not later than three months from the Secretariat's receipt of the applicant's initial detailed response to the issues raised for clarification and/or adjustment.
  4. The Board declines to approve for funding those proposals categorized by the TRP as 'Category 3' as indicated in Annex 2 to GF/B16/5, although such applicants are encouraged to resubmit a proposal in a future funding round after major revision of the relevant proposal.
  5. The Board declines to approve for funding those proposals categorized by the TRP as 'Category 4' as indicated in Annex 2 to GF/B16/5.