Egypt's Bike Sharing Initiative- Mobilizing Youth Through Sustainable Urban Transport
Cycling was once a common mode of transport in Egypt before being replaced by cars and motorcycles, and some young Cairo residents have now started to turn to cycling again. However due to traffic, poor air quality, and absence of separate cycling lanes, it remains very rare to see someone riding a bicycle on Cairo’s busy streets. Transport is one of Egypt’s biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and with millions of cars crowding the streets of Egypt, improving air quality is at the forefront of its environmental pr...
 
International Day of Rural Women 2020
This year on International Day of Rural Women (15 October), we are celebrating the ...
 
COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples: Strengthening support mechanisms to help indigenous peoples cope with COVID-19
Confronted with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the world is now facing the greatest health, economic and social challenge in the recent times. For communities living in indigenous peoples and co...

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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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International Day of Rural Women 2020...
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COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples: Strengthening sup...
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The value of local action in tackling our planetar...
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Nature for Life- Putting Nature at the Heart of Su...
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Restoring the land: Behold the power of restoring...
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Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with ...
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Communities responding to COVID-19...
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Nature is Calling:Using South-South Cooperation to...
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Nature is our best defence: Taking climate action ...