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

Sri Lanka - Mihithala mithuro on sirasa news
Biogas installation (in Russian language)
Barbados - Making a Difference Community Involvement for a Better Environment

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Conserving Big Cats: Communities protecting the ma...

World Wildife Day was first observed in 2014, as a way to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of life in our planet and bring awareness to the ... read more
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Knowledge Fair in Camagüey Botanical Gardens, Cub...

The Small Grants Programme has been executing projects in Cuba since 2005, and to date SGP Cuba has developed and executed 134 projects at the national level, ... read more