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

Start-up training for newly recruited NCs, Ukraine, 22-26 October 2012
Armenia: No to Chemicals in Our Environment
Biogas installation (in Russian language)

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ICCA-GSI supports the Indigenous Peoples Policy P...

In its role for improving the recognition, support and overall effectiveness of ICCAs, the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and ... read more
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Nigeria EnviroNews: What makes GEF's Small Grants ...

 Nigerian EnviroNews published an article  in marking the transition/renewal of the membership of the SGP National Steering Committee of ... read more