Agroforestry as a means for sustainable forest management and food security
Forty years ago, a community in Tavaí, Paraguay started noticing changes to their natural environment. Trees were being razed down for export, used in coal production, or cleared to make space for large monocultural plantations. Later, a coal production facility was installed near Tavaí, with subsequent increases in local deforestation. This lead...
 
SGP launches publication at the Global South-South Development Expo
The Global South-South Development Expo was hosted by the Republic of Turkey in Antalya, Turkey from November 27th to November 30th. The theme of the expo was “South-South C...
 
SGP launches partnership with SOS Sahel
The Twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place in this in Bonn, Germany and it will be fundament...

Our Mission

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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AGRICULTORES Y AGRICULTORAS COSTARRICENSES BUSCAN ...
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Increasing recognition for Indonesia's Talang Mama...
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Sustainable management of Bon Bo trees for livelih...
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GEF SGP China support on ICCA recognized on "China...
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ICCA-GSI engages Natural Justice...
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Strengthening resilience of the Thongrong communit...
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Eritrea kicks off low carbon solar systems for rur...
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Preserving the local wisdom of Arhuaco, Kankuamo, ...
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Safeguarding the ICCA of Guiers Lake...
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More Corals, More Fish...