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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Botswana - Establishing Baseline Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants
St Kitts and Nevis - Sea Turtle Conservation
Ukraine - GEF SGP in 2011 (English)

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Protecting endangered sea turtles in Malaysia...

Seven different species of sea turtles – also known as marine turtles – inhabit our oceans. Of these seven, only the green turtle has a stable population ... read more
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SGP Barbados Green Reporter, issue December 2017...

        SGP Barbados prepares and publishes its online informative bulletin "Green reporter". December 2017 issue of "Green Reporter" ... read more