The GEF Small Grants Programme Annual Monitoring Report 2016 -2017
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The GEF Small Grants Programme Annual Monitoring Report 2016 -2017

The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP, mobilizes bottom up actions by supporting community-led initiatives which address global environmental issues. During the reporting year, July 2016 - June 2017 (FY17), SGP provided grant funding for 1,120 new projects, committing a total amount of USD 35.9 million. The total number of grant projects under implementation were 3,125 projects, reflecting grant value of USD 107.8 million. Among those, a cohort of 758 GEF-financed small grant projects were completed and reported results.

With regards to focal area distribution, biodiversity focal area remained as the largest portfolio (38%), followed by climate change mitigation (22%), land degradation (21%). international waters (3%), chemicals and wastes (3%), and capacity development (6%). In terms of regional distribution, Africa and the Latin America/Caribbean hosted the largest share of grant funds (32% each), followed by Asia/Pacific (25%), and Europe/CIS and the Arab States accounted for the rest (5% each).

Area of work: Biodiversity, Chemicals, Climate Change Mitigation, International Waters, Land Degradation, Sustainable Forest Management; Priority Group: Indigenous People, Women Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming, Youth; Cross Cutting: Scaling Up or Replication, Strategic Partnerships; Type: Report; Region: Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the CIS, Latin America and the Caribbean  The GEF Small Grants Programme Annual Monitoring Report 2016 -2017 (3.41 MB)