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ICCA-GSI undertakes Legal and Policy Analysis to improve recognition of ICCAs
To address some of the causal constraints in achieving Aichi targets and contribute to Post-2020 Aichi Framework, the ICCA-GSI undertakes legal and
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Paraguay: Demarcating indigenous lands and innovating practices for biodiversity conservation and conflict resolution
Paraguay’s ecological uniqueness is attributed to its location at the confluence of six ecoregions: the Atlantic Forest, the Humid Chaco, the
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ICCA-GSI at the Vilm workshop on enhancing progress towards Aichi Biodiversity 11 by 2020
The ICCA-GSI participated in the Stocktaking, Coordination and Development of Monitoring Plan Meeting for achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 by
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At UNPFII, Indigenous Peoples and Conservation organizations work together on Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
The 18th session of the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) was held in New York on 22 April-3 May 2019, with theme
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Viet Nam: Amplifying Sao La Nature Reserve’s biodiversity conservation through the promotion of sustainable livelihoods
Located in the Thua Thien Hue province in Viet Nam’s northern central coast, the Sao La (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) Nature Reserve hosts many rare,
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SGP launches new publication “Plastics Management and Circular Economy:Community Solutions”
Today, the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) organized a special event with partners to launch its new publication on community-based plastics
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“Traditional knowledge has a lot to offer the world"
In 2016 the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP and funded by the Global Environment Facility, launched the global component of the
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Adapting to climate change in SIDS
SGP participated in the 13th international conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA13) that took place on 1-4 April 2019 in
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Grandma's Secret: Empowering Women through Solar Powered Herbal Teas
The 1980's textile boom in Mauritius drove many women to work in textile factories. However, when the textile factories closed, women became
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Less Turtle Bycatch, More Marine Diversity: Using technology to protect sea turtles
Marine turtles play a key role in the marine ecosystem of Malaysia. However, marine turtles are now in danger. The once abundant leatherback
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SGP conducts start-up mission to Eswatini
The GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) conducted an appraisal mission to consult with in-country stakeholders and to assess the readiness of
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Senegal: Launching ICCA-GSI projects in Pays Bassari, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to contribute to its long-term sustenance and reinforce its Outstanding Universal Value
On December 2018, the SGP organized ICCA-GSI workshops to launch two projects in Pays Bassari, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since
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