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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Trinidad and Tobago : Knowledge Fair May 2015
Ukraine - Strengthening Environmental Governance by Building the Capacity of Non-Governmental Organizations
Cambodia - Forest Resource Management for improved livelihood

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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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Sharing successful sustainable development practic...

On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, the UNDP implemented GEF Small Grants Programme, in partnership with the Government of India and the Centre for ... read more