The Small Grants Programme Newsletter – February - 2018

The Small Grants Programme – Issue #2 – February 2018

SGP launches publication at the Global South-South Development Expo

The Global South-South Development Expo was hosted by the Republic of Turkey in Antalya, Turkey from November 27th to November 30th. The theme of the expo was “South-South Cooperation in the Era of Economic, Social and Environmental Transformation: Road to the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA+40),” with the aim to discover and develop solutions to Read More »

01 December 2017

SGP launches partnership with SOS Sahel

The Twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place in this in Bonn, Germany and it will be fundamental in advancing progress towards the change in climate and associate effects. To help make progress in the countries in the Sahel, a region that covers nearly half of the African continent and is home to 300 million Read More »

21 November 2017

SGP brings the voices of local communities to the UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn

The 23rd Convention of the Parties to the United Nations Climate Change conference convened in Bonn, from 6th to 17th November this year. The COP was a next step for governments to make progress on the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, adopted by consensus in 2015, and accelerate the move to sustainable, resilient, and climate-safe development.The COP was intended to further Read More »

20 November 2017


At the first Conference of Parties of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, launched a “Local to Global Coalitions on Chemicals, Waste and Mercury Management.” The launching event included a ceremony and technical session.  The ceremony included remarks from Xiaofang Zhou, Director of Montreal Protocol Unit at the United Nations Read More »

02 October 2017

Community Approaches to Sustainable Land Management and Agroecology Practices

With the global rise in human population and the status of environmental degradation, accelerating the use of sustainable land management practices at the community level is critical for the future of the planet. For the last two decades, the Small Grants Programme (SGP) has been supporting local communities and indigenous communities in their efforts to restore degraded lands, improve soil Read More »

22 September 2017

Six SGP grantees receive the Equator Prize 2017

Six community and indigenous people organizations supported by the GEF Small Grants Programme were honored yesterday at the Equator Prize award winning ceremony held at the Town Hall Theater in New York during the United Nations General Assembly. Organized by the Equator Initiative and attended by more than 1,500 people, the ceremony recognized 15 outstanding local and indigenous community Read More »

18 September 2017

Community-based mercury management

Community-based adaptation Small Island Development States, and MEKONG-Asia-Pacific regions

South-South Cooperation, Community Innovation Exchange Platform

SGP China in China Weekly, November 2016


Ornamental fisheries: A way to conserve Biodiversity and crate Livelihoods


by UNDP Jamaica Read More »

26 Jan 2018


Comunidades andinas conservan la biodiversidad y mejoran sus condiciones de vida

by Manuel Mavila Loli, National Coordinator, GEF Small Grants Programme Read More »

10 Jan 2018


Por el cuidado del agua que bebemos

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19 Dec 2017


La agroforestería, herramienta para el manejo sostenible del bosque y la seguridad alimentaria

by Ingrid Villalba Read More »

14 Dec 2017


South-South Exchange between GEF Small Programme in Belize and Cuba

by Read More »

14 Sept 2017


Protagonistas del cambio: Uruguay avanza en la recuperación de sus playas

by National Directorate of the Environment Read More »

16 Oct 2017


Pescadores de Cuba y Belice comparten alternativas económicas

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23 Aug 2017

Nigeria: SGP support re-establishment of endangered species of monkey

Sistema de riego para la Adaptacion al Cambio Climatico La China Los GuanosTrim


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