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

Uruguay - Producción de energía renovable (biogas) en establecimientos lecheros y utilización de subproductos generados por el biodiges
Sustainable harvesting of cagaita - Cerratinga
Afghanistan - SGP grantee 2016 Equator Prize winner interview in national TV ( local language)

Our stories

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25 years making waves to save the ocean...

 The world celebrates the World Oceans Day to bring awareness about the key role of oceans in everyday life and inform the public about the impact of ... read more
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ICCA-GSI supports the Indigenous Mountain Peoples'...

19 -23 April 2017; Cusco, PERU - ICCA-GSI supported a workshop to consolidate and strengthen the International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples’ ... read more