Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Project Design Process Overview


Planning a project refers to the process of creating a detailed roadmap that outlines the objectives, tasks, resources, timelines, and dependencies involved in successfully executing a project. It involves defining the project scope, setting goals, identifying deliverables, and establishing the overall strategy for project execution.

Here are the key components typically included in planning a project:


  1. Check eligibility criteria (Basic Project Design)
  2. Plan and conduct stakeholder consultation
  3. Assess project design against safeguarding principles
    • Eligibility Principles and Requirements
  4. Estimate climate and Sustainable Development impacts
    • Methodology selection
    • SDG Impact tool (see Lesson 2)
  5. Finalize stakeholder consultation report (SCR)
  6. Prepare GS4GG Preliminary Review Request (PRR) Form
  7. Prepare other documents like:
  8. Ends with Draft Project Design ready for submission for Preliminary Review

(*) Note: In accordance with Rules Update “Revision to Preliminary Review Requirements and Procedure” 16.08.2022

Please be aware that all project documentation, except for confidential information, will be accessible to the public through the Impact Registry. It is the duty of the project Developer to appropriately designate documents as confidential.

(**) GS allows to certify a stand-alone project or a bundle.


Mandatory GS document references*:


(*) Note: Template Guide includes a list of documents that may supersede mandatory GS documents.