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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Kazakhstan - Conservation of Pilot Important Bird Areas
Costa Rica - Rural Community Tourism (English)
UNDP Haiti Resident Representative visits SGP projects

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THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME AND CEPF EXPLORE CO...

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Pilawary Farm: Organic agriculture as a pathway to...

This year, on International Women’s Day, the global community celebrates Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives. In alignment with the theme ... read more