International Day of Rural Women 2020
This year on International Day of Rural Women (15 October), we are celebrating the vital role that rural women play in climate action with a spotlight on “Rural women and girls building resilience". In southeastern Mexico, climate change is a stark reality: more frequent floods and droughts, early or late hurricanes, and new plagues are clear signs that something is happening. But there is hope- from climate smart agroecology to livlihood diversification, rural women in Mexico are building community resilience and playing leading roles in t...
 
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 grea...
 
Restoring the land: Behold the power of restoring an ecosystem in Costa Rica’s Jesús María River Basin
The Jesús María River Basin is located in Costa Rica’s Pacific region, and covers 35,280ha of a diverse landscape comprised of forests, coffee plantations and fruit trees, mangroves, pastures, cas...

Our Mission

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 ...
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ComunicAcción en tiempos de COVID -19...