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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Botswana - Establishing Baseline Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants
Yemen - Invasive Species Control on Socotra
Indonesia - Mikrohidro Haratai

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PANAMA - INFORMATIVE BULLETIN MAY 2015...

SGP Panama prepares and publishes its online informative bulletin. Issue of May 2015 of this bulletin can be accessed ... read more
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SGP presents at Gender-Responsive Financing in a ...

Honolulu, Hawaii- On the occasion of the IUCN World Conservation Congress that is taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii, SGP participated in a workshop ... 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