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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Honduras - Solid Waste Classification in La Moskitia
Mauritius - Minimization and Safe Disposal of Pesticide Waste Part 2
Producción sostenible: La biodiversidad al servicio de todas y todos

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SGP launches publication at the Global South-South...

The Global South-South Development Expo was hosted by the Republic of Turkey in Antalya, Turkey from November 27th to November 30th. The theme of the expo ... read more
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Recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ key role as envi...

Today the world celebrates the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples to highlight the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make ... read more