French-speaking African countries not on track in spending their Global Fund grants from 2017-2019 allocation period

3 Jun 2020
Global Fund has disbursed 65% of available funding to 12 French-speaking countries

The full absorption of grants is currently a top priority for the Global Fund and its recipient countries. This year marks the last year of grant implementation for 70% of active grants; the remaining 30% of the Global Fund’s grants will end in 2021 or 2022.


State Principal Recipients’ find ways to improve Global Fund grant absorption

18 Mar 2020
Strategies include strengthening capacity of the state PRs and engaging top-level management


Global Fund Implementer Voting Group 2019 retreat prepares for next Roadmap

8 Oct 2019
CCM Evolution pilot lauded; country ownership needs strengthening

The Implementer Voting Group (ImG) of ten constituencies of the Global Fund Board met for its annual retreat in Dakar, Senegal, from September 11 to 13.


Challenges at Global Fund Secretariat and implementer levels found to impede grant absorption

9 Jul 2019
Still, absorptive capacity has improved despite long-standing challenges

As the Global Fund approaches the replenishment of funds for the next implementation period, 2020 to 2022, the question of how well Global Fund grant funds are absorbed has become prominent. It is a topic, among others, in recent reports by the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the Secretariat and civil society organizations.