SGP's 30th Anniversary: Reflecting on three decades of local action for people and planet - and looking forward to more
This year SGP is celebrating its 30th anniversary, find out how this story began and where it is heading next in this new timeline. ...
 
Turning the tide on marine plastic pollution: How local NGOs in Seychelles and The Bahamas are working with youth to raise awareness and inspire action
#WorldCleanUpDay (17 September 2022) unites millions of volunteers, governments ...
 
Women. Tradition. Culture. From looms to lutes, the importance of women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge in China cannot be overstated
Since 2010, more than 41,800 people belonging to ethnic minorities and living in China’s Community Conserved Areas have been supported by the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grant Programme, i...

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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Turning the tide on marine plastic pollution: How ...
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Senegal: Répertoire des Plantes Médicinales (Dir...
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Women. Tradition. Culture. From looms to lutes, th...
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Innovation Challenge for SIDS ...
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Norwegian Ambassador and Norad Senior Advisor visi...
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SGP's 30th Anniversary: Reflecting on three decade...
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Tajiskistan: Mountain indigenous communities contr...
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Small Grants Programme provides emergency support ...
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Indigenous Peoples and local communities participa...
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Our Human Tribe: Valuing traditional governance an...