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.

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Ukraine - Introducing energy efficient measures in Krasnodon schools (Ukrainian)
Festival Abierto Presenta: Mercado de Abastos 2013
Production of bio-fertilizer (in Russian language)

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Six SGP grantees receive the Equator Prize 2017...

Six community and indigenous people organizations supported by the GEF Small Grants Programme were honored yesterday at the Equator Prize award winning ... read more
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Exploring opportunities for Tanzania's ICCAs...

23 March 2017; Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA - As the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI) ... read more