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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Uganda - Women Empowerment to Promote Conservation
Uruguay - Soluciones locales a desafíos ambientales globales
Festival Abierto Presenta: Mercado de Abastos 2013

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Panama Informative bulletin March 2017...

SGP Panama prepares and publishes its online informative bulletin. Issue of March 2017 of this bulletin can be accessed ... read more
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Supporting Indigenous and Local Community Conserva...

31 March 2017; Lusaka, ZAMBIA - In preparation for implementing projects in Zambia, the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and ... read more