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

Ethiopia - Conservation
Mauritania - Local Solutions for Climate Change
Romania- GEF SGP Romania Final Evaluation

Our stories

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Regional ICCA-GSI Knowledge Sharing & Capacity-bui...

11-14 June 2017; Ysyk-Köl Lake, KYRGYZSTAN - In its role for improving the recognition, support and overall effectiveness of ICCAs in at least 26 countries, ... 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