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

India - Jagriti Climate Change and Biodiversity Awareness
St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Union Island Leatherback Project Launch
Cameroon - Baka People: Facing changes in African forests

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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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Welcoming our new Global Manager Yoko Watanabe...

We are delighted to welcome Yoko Watanabe as our new Global Manager of the GEF Small Grants Programme. Yoko has over 20 years of professional experiences ... read more