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

Soloman Islands - Nagoibo Rasa Ole Women's Solar Power Project
Jamaica - Community Actions for Global Transformation Part 3
Kazakhstan: Solar Energy for orphanage in Essik

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SGP participates at the Snow Leopard Forum...

This week, the leaders of the 12 snow leopard range countries, international organizations, researchers, private sector, and civil society organizations ... read more
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Promoting women as champions of biodiversity conse...

For the past 25 years, the Small Grants Programme (SGP) has been working to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment around the world by supporting ... read more