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In 2009 the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) entered into a partnership Australian Aid to improve the climate resilience of local communities in 42 countries, including 37 SIDS. The goals of the programme are to: reduce the vulnerability and improve the adaptive capacity of local communities to the adverse impacts of climate change; provide countries with concrete ground level experience on local climate change adaptation; and provide clear policy lessons and mainstream community-based adaptation (CBA) within national processes, and scale up best practices. This brochure provides a summary of ...
This is the Executive Summary of the Annual Monitoring Report 2018-2019.
This publication captures SGP’s experiences and lessons learned on plastics management, spanning not only the area of chemical and waste management, but also international waters and biodiversity conservation. The projects focus on implementing a circular economy either through recycling, reducing and reusing plastics for new products, influencing consumer use and behavior, or developing better waste collection and management practices at the community level. Some of these initiatives have also been scaled up in partnership with government and private sector. The 10 cases included in this pu...
BROCHURE ABOUT THE ASGM INNOVATION PROGRAMME To support the implementation of the Minamata Convention at community level, in line with the strategies of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on chemicals and waste management, the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) seeks to pilot and test innovative community-based mercury reduction and management practices. These specifically address the prevention, reduction, and elimination of mercury use and contamination, and promotion of safe handling of mercury-containing products. Since 2011, SGP has sup...
This publication illustrates how SGP leverages South-South and triangular cooperation to tackle local challenges through peer-to-peer knowledge exchanges across different sustainable development issues and geographies. It features ten case studies with demonstrated solutions emerging countries around the world. The problems tackled are of importance not only locally but also within the context of national sustainable development and global environmental challenges, widening the appeal and relevance of these solutions for broader adoption.
In 2009, the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) entered a partnership with Australian Government Overseas Aid Program, now assimilated under the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). With US$ 12.4 million in funding from DFAT, the objective of this partnership is to improve the resilience of communities in 42 countries, including 37 small island developing states (SIDS). This brochure provides an overview of the results of the program.

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