Launch of the new phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme: Supporting local actions for green recovery
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) is excited to announce the start of its new operational phase - Seventh Operational Phase from 2020 to 2024, with a revamped strategy and renewed financial commitments. The SGP is financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and other partners and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). With an approved GEF-7 finance of $128 million for the global programme and expected additional finance of over $100 million for this four-year operational phase, SGP will be launching its first...
 
SGP Annual Monitoring Report- Results From 2019-2020
 The GEF SGP is launching the summary version of the Annual Monitoring Report fo...
 
Egypt's Bike Sharing Initiative- Mobilizing Youth Through Sustainable Urban Transport
Cycling was once a common mode of transport in Egypt before being replaced by cars and motorcycles, and some young Cairo residents have now started to turn to cycling again. However due to traffic, po...

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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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Launch of the new phase of the GEF Small Grants Pr...
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SGP Annual Monitoring Report- Results From 2019-20...
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Egypt's Bike Sharing Initiative- Mobilizing Youth ...
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COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples: Strengthening sup...
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The value of local action in tackling our planetar...
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Nature for Life- Putting Nature at the Heart of Su...
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Restoring the land: Behold the power of restoring...
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Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with ...
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Communities responding to COVID-19...