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.

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Kazakhstan - Conservation of Pilot Important Bird Areas
Kyrgyzstan- Rehabilitation and Protection of the Moon Flower in Batken Region
Rwanda - United Nations Development Program

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LOCAL TO GLOBAL COALITIONS ON CHEMICALS, WASTE AND...

At the first Conference of Parties of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, launched a “Local to Global ... read more
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GEF SGP China support on ICCA recognized on "China...

China mainstream media "China Weekly", dedicated the cover page of its December 2017 issue to GEF SGP China work to support ICCA. In addition this issue ... read more