No Longer Going to Waste:Improved Plastic Waste Management Builds Roads & Livelihoods for women in India
Plastics constitute a growing threat to our environment - and in turn, human well-being - affecting the world’s freshwater systems and marine resources in particular, as well as terrestrial biodiversity and public health.  In India, where plastic use is rising, most cities and towns do not have an integrated solid waste management system.This means that very little plastic waste is properly collected or disposed of, resulting in a massive waste-management challenge as cities continue to grow. But in the central Indian state of ...
 
Community Heroes From Guinea-Bissau to Brazil, Nigeria, & Micronesia, SGP Grantees win Equator Prize
As local and indigenous groups across the world chart a path towards sustainable deve...
 
Loss of Traditional Knowledge is Due to Lack of Documentation
Barsha Lekhi (Tharu), Nepal, Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme’s National FellowModernization is a big challenge. There is a lack of interest among people in following the...

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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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Mushrooms are Magic: Solar powered mushroom farmin...
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Community Heroes From Guinea-Bissau to Brazil, Nig...
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No Longer Going to Waste:Improved Plastic Waste Ma...
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ICCA-GSI in the 2019 Conference on Land Policy in ...
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ICCA-GSI promotes TICCA concept in Brazil for a le...
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Guatemala: Supporting ethno-development in recover...
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Jordan: Supporting eco-tourism in one of the world...
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SGP and ICCA-GSI partners at the III Latin America...
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SGP events at the III Latin America and Caribbean ...
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E-Consultation on Community-Based REDD+ (CBR+)...