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.

Our Communities

Sgp voices

Thailand - Community Forest Rehabilitation
Uruguay - Reserva Acuario
PPD3- Corredores biológicos: Conectando ecosistemas, generando fortalezas.

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LOCAL TO GLOBAL COALITIONS ON CHEMICALS, WASTE AND...

At the first Conference of Parties of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, launched a “Local to Global ... read more
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Supporting Indigenous and Local Community Conserva...

31 March 2017; Lusaka, ZAMBIA - In preparation for implementing projects in Zambia, the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and ... read more