Climate Change Mitigation
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UKRAINIAN SCHOOLCHILDREN JOIN 'THE GREEN WAVE' CAMPAIGN: IN CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF BIODIVERSITY
During 19-22 May 2012, the Children's Ecological Camp "Green Wave" was held in Ostky village of Rivne region to celebrate the International Day of Biodiversity. This eco-camp was organized by the GEF SGP project "Biodiversity rehabilitation of the forest ecosystem in Polissya area" with the support ...read more
 
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GEF SGP PROJECT DISTRIBUTES 3000 ENERGY SAVING LIGHT BULBS AMONG 11 SCHOOLS OF LUGANSK REGION, UKRAINE
On May 18th, 2012, the GEF SGP project "Introducing energy efficient measures in Krasnodon schools" in collaboration with the CSO grantee "Ecoworld of Lugansk region" gave out 3000 energy-saving light bulbs to 11 schools in the Krasnodon district of Lugansk region, Ukraine. Representatives of ...read more
 
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GEF SGP PROJECT LAUNCHES WOODEN PELLET PRODUCTION FACILITY TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE FUEL IN UKRAINE
In June 2012, a wooden pellet production facility was built and put into operation in Dubno district in Rivne region of Ukraine, with the support of the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP. The Mynkovtsi village community welcomed this GEF SGP project with great enthusiasm because ...read more
 
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Launch of the Renewable Energy Centre by the Caribbean Maritime Institute in Jamaica
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by UNDP, and the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ), have provided funding to the Jamaica Maritime Institute Trust Fund (JMITF) to implement the project titled "Establishing the Caribbean Maritime Institute as a Learning Centre for ...read more
 
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Improving resilience of local communities to climate change impacts in Viet Nam
The Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) project is a five-year project funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) through the Strategic Priority for Adaptation (SPA) and implemented by UNDP through the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP). In central Viet Nam, the Consultative Research ...read more
 
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SGP Celebration of Earth Day in India
To mark the World Heritage Day, 18th April, and World Earth Day, 22nd April the GEF Small Grants Programme in collaboration with the host institution Center for Environment Education (CEE) implemented a week-long event, extending from the 18th until the 25th April, at Qutub Minar—a UNESCO ...read more
 
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Nadejda's farm gives hope for more biogas in Uzbekistan
The problem of energy is one of the most vital in Uzbekistan, especially in rural areas. Many villages are connected to the centralized gas distribution grid but hardly any gas is supplied during the cold seasons of the year. Those who can afford it buy coal, while most that cannot afford coal rely ...read more
 
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Local Communities Opting For Renewable Energy In Cameroon
Munyange Trouble, a village located behind Mount Cameroon in the Mbonge sub-division of the South West Province, is the first community to benefit from a community solar project and is privileged to host this first Rural Solar Electrification Center in Cameroon. The GEF Small Grants ...read more
 
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US Treasury’s Assistant Secretary, Ms. Marisa Lago visit a GEF Small Grants Programme in Rwanda
On February 28, 2012, the US Treasury's Assistant Secretary of International Markets and Development, Ms. Marisa Lago visited a women lead project financed by the GEF Small Grants programme in Rwanda. The project goal was to introduce alternative energy sources to the use of fuel wood and ...read more
 
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My Island - My Community: A Regional Awareness on the Effects of Climate Change in the Caribbean
In 2010, more than 30 regional and national partners, including the GEF Small Grants Programme, PCI-Media Impact, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USAID and The Nature Conservancy, launched My Island – My Community. This regional initiative will employ a multi-pronged communication approach ...read more
 

Contact

Ms. Angelica Shamerina
Programme Advisor on Climate Change Mitigation and Regional Focal Point
Phone: +1 646 781 4389
Fax: +1 646 81 4075
Email: angelica.shamerina@undp.org
 

Address

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

WebSite

http://sgp.undp.org