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

Benin - Marine Turtle Conservation
Antigua & Barbuda - The GEF Small Grants Programme in
Tour to the Jeyran Eco center (in Russian language)

Our stories

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SGP Ecuador - Informative bulletin November 2014...

SGP Ecuador prepares and publishes  its on line informative bulletin. November 2014 of this bulletin can be accessed ... read more
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SGP joins up adaptation practitioners at the 10th ...

Last week, the UNDP-implemented GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) participated at the 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate ... read more

Featured Publications

IW 2016 publication Scaling Up Community Actions for International Waters Management...

This publication reviews the results achieved by the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) in international waters in the last five years (2011 - 2016). During this time, SGP supported 265 communities and civil society organizations in    ...read more