• SGP shares experience at GEF Extended Constituency Workshops

    In partnership with the GEF, SGP has been sharing its results and experience at the last two workshops for the Eastern Europe and South American constituencies which took place from March 6-9 in Lviv, Ukraine and from March 14-17 in Brasilia, Brazil, respectively.

    read more
  • Promoting women as champions of biodiversity conservation

    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, and in keeping with its theme #BeBoldForChange, SGP is proud to share the achievements of a group of women scientists in Ukraine who are contributing to conservation of biodiversity and generation of scientific knowledge.

    read more
  • Celebrating World Wildlife Day 2017

    Local communities are key steward in protecting wildlife. For the past 25 years, the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) has been actively working with the local communities, youth, indigenous peoples and others in conserving threatened and endangered species worldwide.

    read more
Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme embodies the very essence of sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.

Our Communities

Sgp voices

Ethiopia - SGP Ethiopia Project
South Africa - Healing the Land
Antigua and Barbuda: Sustainable forestry practices

Our stories

Ecuador_march2015.jpg

SGP Ecuador - Informative bulletin March 2015...

SGP Ecuador prepares and publishes its on line informative bulletin. March 2015 of this bulletin can be accessed ... read more
Ecuador_july_Bulletin-2015.jpg

Ecuador- Special edition, Informative bulletin Ju...

SGP Ecuador prepares and pubishes its online informative bulletin. This special edition of July 2015 bulletin can be accessed ... read more

Featured Publications

IW 2016 publication Scaling Up Community Actions for International Waters Management...

This publication reviews the results achieved by the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) in international waters in the last five years (2011 - 2016). During this time, SGP supported 265 communities and civil society organizations in    ...read more