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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Community-based ecotourism protects biodiversity i...

 Around 8,000 visitors each year experience the Muyil wetlands, mangroves, canals, blue lagoon, and local caves with Sian Ka’an Community Tours. On ... read more

Sustainable management of Bon Bo trees for livelih...

Que Phong is a mountainous district northwest of Nghe An province, in Vietnam. The district consists of productive, agricultural land and is also the most ... read more