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Accelerating local action and innovation with Microsoft's Project 15
Digital technologies can make a significant contribution to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and to
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Traditional knowledge for a sustainable future: how Indigenous traditions are protecting biodiversity in the savannahs of Tanzania
On a cloudy day in June 2020, dozens of herders dressed in brightly coloured robes gathered under the widely spaced trees that are typical of
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Award-winning SGP project leads Nepal to a mercury-free health sector
Chemicals are an integral part of everyday life, including for having heat, goods and clothing. While they are a significant contributor to our
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An ancestral answer to climate change: forest restoration with native plant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Fumbwa (Gnetum africanum) is a wild vine with thick papery leaves found in the tropical forests of Africa. “It is one of the staple foods in Kongo
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Hear her voice: securing rights of Indigenous women in rural Peru enhances environmental action and livelihoods
At 54 years old, María Choquepata Palomino has been fighting for the rights of indigenous women in the Peruvian Andes for more than three decades,
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Traditional knowledge and culture protect the last refuge of endangered monkey in Nigeria
Only a 15-minute drive away from the busy city center of Uyo, in southern Nigeria, one of the most threatened and lesser-known species of monkeys in
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Greening agriculture for people and the planet
In Northern Ghana, a young social entrepreneur named Abdullah Hamza has been promoting a ‘greening commodities’ business model that has
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Singing in the rain: improving access to water and adapting to climate change in Clarendon, Jamaica
Eurica Douglas is one of Jamaica's real life heroes. With an infectious laugh and an alluring lilt to her voice that hints at the joy she draws from
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Kingdom of the Jaguar- Working with local communities to ensure that the most powerful feline in the Americas continues to take refuge in Panama
The jaguar is the largest carnivore and only native big cat in the Americas. Its range includes 18 countries from Mexico to Argentina. Jaguar
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Launch of the new phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme: Supporting local actions for green recovery
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) is excited to announce the start of its new operational phase - Seventh Operational Phase from 2020 to 2024,
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SGP Annual Monitoring Report- Results From 2019-2020
 The GEF SGP is launching the summary version of the Annual Monitoring Report for the reporting period 2019-2020. This report provides an
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Egypt's Bike Sharing Initiative- Mobilizing Youth Through Sustainable Urban Transport
Cycling was once a common mode of transport in Egypt before being replaced by cars and motorcycles, and some young Cairo residents have now started
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