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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Sgp voices

Tuvalu - Funafuti Conservation Project
Mauritania - Dunes Rehabilitation on Nouakchott Beach
SGP Argentina - Conservation (Spanish)

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Nigeria EnviroNews: What makes GEF's Small Grants ...

 Nigerian EnviroNews published an article  in marking the transition/renewal of the membership of the SGP National Steering Committee of ... read more
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LOCAL TO GLOBAL COALITIONS ON CHEMICALS, WASTE AND...

At the first Conference of Parties of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, launched a “Local to Global ... read more