Sustainable Forest Management
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BIO labeled Haitian coffee
Volatile international coffee prices had had their impact in Haiti. Farmers had turned towards coal production. This led to accelerated land degradation. Stabilized coffee prize in recent years have draw farmers interest in the sector again.A 2010 research conducted by AFDI / CAFSA in collaboration ...read more
 
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SGP highlights the actions of Local Communities at the UNCCD COP12 in Ankara, Turkey
On October 12th, the GEF Small Grants Programme organized a side event at the twelfth global conference of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 12) in Ankara Turkey. The event was chaired by Adriana Dinu, Executive Coordinator of the UNDP GEF, who opened the session, ...read more
 
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Celebrating Indigenous Communities’ Contribution to Forests Conservation
The International Day of Forests celebrates and raises awareness about the importance of forests and trees for our planet. One third of the world's terrestrial surface is covered by forests, supporting livelihoods for more than 1.6 billion people and hosting half of the world's land-based ...read more
 
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Australian High Commissioner Visits Water Harvesting Project in Jamaica
Australian High Commissioner Ross Tysoe, who was in Jamaica during the Diplomatic week in Kingston last week, took the opportunity to visit one of the Small Grants Programme's (SGP) community-based adaptation (CBA) projects in Pleasant Valley, - an area which had long struggeled with ...read more
 
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GEF Small Grants Programme supports communities in their efforts to preserve and restore forests
The GEF Small Grants Programme is joining in the celebration of the International Year of Forests as it recognizes the importance of raising awareness on the value of the forests and the ecosystems it preserves. In fact, SGP believes that communities play a fundamental role in protecting, restoring ...read more
 
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Project Supported by SGP Wins Award in Peru
In Peru, the Association for the Protection of Dry Forests in The Choloque (Asociación de Protección de los Bosques Secos de El Choloque – ASPROBOS)- ASPROBOS, received an award from the Food and Agriculture Organization-FAO for good forest management practices and their contribution to ...read more
 
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Conservation of Piedmont Forest through the Sustainable use of Wood and Non-wood Products in Argentina
Through the support of SGP the indigenous community called Guarani is preserving their surrounding forest.  The GEF Small Grants programme in Argentina is helping the Penti Carandai Community to preserve their environment through the sustainable use of Piedmont forest. This history of ...read more
 

Contact

Mr. Charles Nyandiga
Programme Advisor on Land Degradation and Sustainable Forest Management, and Community Based Adaptation Coordinator
Phone: +1 646 781 4390
Fax: +1 646 781 4075
Email: charles.nyandiga@undp.org
 

Address

304 East 45th Street, 9th Floor , New York, NY 10017
 

WebSite

http://sgp.undp.org