SGP launches new publication "Women as Environmental Stewards" at the GEF Dialogue with Civil Society on Gender in Washington D.C.
Today, preceding the official beginning of the 55th GEF council, a special session on gender was held at the traditional CSO Forum in line with GEF’s increased ambition to address gender equality. The session served as an opportunity for the GEF Council to consult with civil society organizations more
Five new grants approved in SGP Seychelles
On the 18th January 2013, the Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP in Seychelles awarded 5 new grants that were recently approved by its National Steering Committee. The total number of projects funded by SGP now stands at 20 for a total grant amount of US$1.1 million which more
Introducing organic food production and reducing the use of chemical products in Zimbabwe
The use of agro-chemicals has been on the rise in tobacco farming in Zimbabwe. As an important cash crop farmed by communal farmers, tobacco farming, and the associated chemicals used, have had substantial repercussions for the environment, food security as well as human health. Spearheaded by more
SGP Grantee from Nepal won the 2011 Stockholm Convention’s PEN Awards
Last January 2011, the Stockholm Convention Secretariat has launched the Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) Elimination Network (PEN) Awards. The Awards will honor outstanding achievements in the environmentally-sound management of PCBs under four thematic areas: inventories of PCBs; more
SGP featured in the Newsletter of Youth Business International
Barbados Youth Business Trust has embarked on a project with one of its young entrepreneurs to promote awareness of pesticides and other harmful chemical substances in the environment. BYBT will work with Caribbean E-Waste Management, an IT recycling business established by more
Chemicals (formerly POPS) Awareness Training Module
This online training module was developed by SGP in collaboration with the International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN), with a purpose of building awareness about the Stockholm Convention on POPs, its legal and institutional arrangements and good cases or examples of community-based more
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