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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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Jamaican Iguana: Back from virtual extinction
Declared extinct in 1948, the Jamaican Iguana was rediscovered half a century later in the Hellshire Hills. UNDP/GEF SGP’s strategic support to
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Prosper under the Sun
Faced with the ever-increasing global demand for renewable energy, two Andean communities in Peru use solar energy to develop sustainable
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SGP Colombia shares lessons from its ICCA projects at CBD COP 14 ‘Protected Areas day’
During the CBD COP 14’s Protected Areas day on 22 November 2018, Ms. Ana Beatriz Barona, the National Coordinator for SGP Colombia shared an
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SGP co-organizes the Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration on Nature and Culture
On 24 November 2018, the GEF SGP was invited by the CBD Secretariat to assist with the organisation of the Nature/Culture Summit. Building on the
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