• Rural Women Leading on Climate Resilience

    The 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nation Headquarters in New York, March 12th to 23rd. The priority theme of the 62nd Commission is the challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality, and the empowerment of rural women and…

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  • Knowledge Fair in Camagüey Botanical Gardens, Cuba

    The Small Grants Programme has been executing projects in Cuba since 2005, and to date SGP Cuba has developed and executed 134 projects at the national level, focusing on local communities. SGP’s main objective is to transfer best practices to communities and to increase capacity…

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  • Pilawary Farm: Organic agriculture as a pathway to a secure income for Afghan women

    This year, on International Women’s Day, the global community celebrates Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives. In alignment with the theme of the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, March 8 will focus on the rights and activism of rural women.

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Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme embodies the very essence of sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.

Our Communities

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Tuvalu - Funafuti Conservation Project
Ukraine - Strengthening Environmental Governance by Building the Capacity of Non-Governmental Organizations
Peru- SGP Feria del Conocimiento

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Dump site turned into a land of milk and honey...

SGP Lesotho has supported grantee partner Liphamola Dairy Farmers Association (LDFA) since 2012 in its initiative to transfer into a dairy farming a piece of ... read more
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Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Managemen...

With the global rise in human population and the status of environmental degradation, accelerating the use of sustainable land management practices at the ... read more