In solidarity: South-South cooperation enhances climate action across Francophone Africa
Launched at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change by two civil society organizations, AlliaDev and IGAPURA, Initiatives Climat is a South-South Cooperation Programme among French speaking countries in Africa, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Initiatives Climate is delivered by a strong team of partners: the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (SGP), which is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Institute Francophon...
 
Report on the Third Joint GEF-UNDP Evaluation of the Small Grants Programme
The Third Joint Evaluation of the Small Grants Programme (SGP), conducted by the Inde...
 
The Living Forest: innovative conservation efforts of the Kichwa people of Sarayaku earn the Equator Prize 2021
Deep in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest, accessible only by boat or plane, the Kichwa people of Sarayaku are advocating for Indigenous rights and protecting their ancestral territory. They are pursuing ...

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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In solidarity: South-South cooperation enhances cl...
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ICCA-GSI Phase 2 Projects: A Snapshot...
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Namibia: Supporting the San Indigenous peoples saf...
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Kyrgyzstan: Ak-Bulun village safeguards bird and b...
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Argentina: Promoting clean energy and good health ...
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Report on the Third Joint GEF-UNDP Evaluation of t...
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The Living Forest: innovative conservation efforts...
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The Dragon’s Jewels: Vietnamese communities scal...
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Guardians of the Amazon: empowering indigenous wom...
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Coastal life and resilience: diversifying liveliho...