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

Mongolia - Prevention of Plastic Burning and Wood Saving
Suriname: Podosirie (Acai) cultivation farms in the district of Marowijne
Local production of drip irrigation system in Namangan (in Russian language)

Our stories

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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
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ICCA-GSI supports the Indigenous Mountain Peoples'...

19 -23 April 2017; Cusco, PERU - ICCA-GSI supported a workshop to consolidate and strengthen the International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples’ ... read more