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Celebrating the life of Taghi Farvar, a global champion of nomads and indigenous peoples and community conserved territories and areas (ICCAs)
Throughout our evolutionary history, human beings have migrated and moved in response to changing climates and the shifting availability of natural
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SGP celebrates 25th anniversary at the Sixth GEF Assembly
On the occasion of GEF Small Grants Programme’s (SGP) 25th anniversary, SGP held a reception at the Sixth GEF Assembly to celebrate its work with
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Changing Lives - Solar power electrifies a children’s hospital specialising in disability rehabilitation
Abandoned by her father at birth, Agnes, from south west Tanzania, lived for 15 years on the fringes of her community simply because of the way she
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Heart of the Spirit: Traditional Fijian voyaging bridges ancestral wisdom and renewable energy, inspires youth and proves carbon-neutral travel is possible
"We, as Pacific Voyagers, are on a journey, sailing to an island in the future and navigating by the values of our ancestral past. Our ancestors
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Diamonds of the Andes: Conserving Genetic Resources of Suri alpaca in Peru
At more than 4,000 metres above sea level, Nuñoa is a remote town surrounded by mountaintops and treeless, dry Puna, an Andean steppe ecosystem.
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A Mighty Wind: Powering a sustainable future in Afghanistan
Sang-e-Nawishta village is located in Mussahi district, one of the poorest districts in Kabul province. Mussahi is just 25km from Kabul City, but a
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ICCA-GSI engages Natural Justice
Natural Justice joins the ICCA-GSI as the global technical partner to provide legal, policy and other technical support for the recognition and
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Bottom-up need for transparency on hazardous chemicals in chemical products: Experience from GEF SGP in Cameroon
In Cameroon, plastic bottles, plastic bags, old rubber tyres, end of lives energy saving bulbs, and glass thermometers are frequently and carelessly
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SGP at the 21st meeting on Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA)
The GEF SGP presented their continuous support to Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs), and their work on the preservation of traditional
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Safeguarding the ICCA of Senegal's Lake Guiers
The ICCA of Lac de Guiers or Lake Guiers, located in Northern Senegal, covers an area of ​​3400 hectares of landscapes and seascapes.  Its
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Preserving the local wisdom of Arhuaco, Kankuamo, Kogi, Wiwa indigenous groups
In Colombia, SGP is implementing 33 projects, valued at over $1m USD, aimed at increasing the recognition of ICCAs. The projects target different
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Increasing recognition for Indonesia's Talang Mamak indigenous peoples for policy influence
In Indonesia's Riau Province, the Talang Mamak indigenous peoples of Indragiri Hulu are also known as “Tuku Tuha" which means ‘the first tribe
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