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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Sgp voices

Iran - Artificial Reef-Qeshm Island
Brazil - Cerrado Fruits Collection to Conserve Nature (Portuguese)
Turkey - GÜNEŞİ TAKİP EDEBİLEN OCAK, SOLAR COOKER THAT TRACKS THE SUN

Our stories

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Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Managemen...

With the global rise in human population and the status of environmental degradation, accelerating the use of sustainable land management practices at the ... read more
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Exploring opportunities for Tanzania's ICCAs...

23 March 2017; Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA - As the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI) ... read more