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.

Our Communities

Sgp voices

Kenya - POPs Project by SGP in Mt Kenya 2010
GEF-SGP Guatemala. Interviews to grantees
Upgrading of historical and architectural Sardoba construction (in Russian language)

Our stories

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Protecting snow leopards and the ecosystems they d...

Happy International Snow Leopard Day! The snow leopard (Panthera unicia) is an elusive, majestic animal that lives in the vast landscapes, mainly in the high ... read more
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Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Managemen...

With the global rise in human population and the status of environmental degradation, accelerating the use of sustainable land management practices at the ... read more