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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Uganda - Solar Lighting
Morocco - Conserving Biodiversity of Khnifiss Reserve
St Kitts and Nevis - Sea Turtle Conservation

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ICCA-GSI supports the Indigenous Peoples Policy P...

In its role for improving the recognition, support and overall effectiveness of ICCAs, the Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and ... read more
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Eritrea kicks off low carbon solar systems for rur...

Since Eritrea enjoys sunny weather most of the year, solar energy is a good alternative for lighting rural households. This inspired the Qnafna development ... read more