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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Viet Nam – Dong Ban Community Preventing Desertification
Thailand - Choa Loa Bay Marine Conservation

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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
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Working towards a critical mass for social justice...

 Nairobi, KENYA; 28 March 2017 - As the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and Communtiy-Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI) gears ... read more