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

Lebanon - Protecting Baabda Forest
Uruguay - Improving the health of agro ecosystems of producers
Cambodia - Forest Resource Management for improved livelihood

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Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Managemen...

With the global rise in human population and the status of environmental degradation, accelerating the use of sustainable land management practices at the ... read more
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SGP Saint Lucia - Sea Weed for sale...

 Project "The Removal and Utilization of Sargassum from the East Coast of Saint Lucia to create organic compost for the farming ... read more