SGP was launched in Colombia with the participation of ...
Bogotá, July 15 2015 - The GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) was launched in Colombia with the participation of Mr. Gabriel Vallejo, Minister of Environment of Colombia, Mr. Arnaud Peral, Resident Representative of UNDP in Colombia, Mr. Alejandro Gamboa, Director of the Presidential Agency for Cooperation and Pilar Barrera…read more
SGP and UNFCCC launched Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change...
Bonn, 5 June 2015 — Starting today, young people around the globe are invited to share what they are doing to combat climate change in the Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. Two winners will get a trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in the French…read more
Timor Leste’s lush rain forests and hardwoods have long been a major resource for its communities
Timor Leste's lush rain forests and hardwoods have long been a major resource for its communities. Mirroring similar trends across the world, however, the island's forest cover has decreased by an estimated 50-70%, - or by almost 30 percent between 1972 and 1999 alone. This leaves around 41…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.|