This document contains the synthesis and preliminary analysis of information submitted by country Parties and other reporting entities through the Unified Financial Annex and of information on trends in historical data reported through the Standard Financial Annex and Programme and Project Sheet.
Chapter I of this report provides a brief introductory background while chapter II presents the scope, methodology and coverage of the analysis, as well as its constraints and limitations. Chapter III provides financial statistics and an overview of some of the most distinctive features and patterns of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) financing from a global perspective emerging from the fifth UNCCD reporting cycle. As this is the third time reporting entities have reported against the financial annexes, this document also includes an analysis of trends wherever applicable. Chapters IV and V contain conclusions and recommendations for consideration by Parties at the thirteenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention.