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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Suriname:Promotion of bamboo as alternative for wood
South Africa - impact of SGP projects, Part 1
PPD3- Corredores biológicos: Conectando ecosistemas, generando fortalezas.

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SGP experience on South-South and Triangular Coope...

On Sep 25, 2017, during the last day of the UN General Assembly and as part of the second annual Global Goals week, UNDP, the Republic of Uganda and the ... read more
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Dump site turned into a land of milk and honey...

SGP Lesotho has supported grantee partner Liphamola Dairy Farmers Association (LDFA) since 2012 in its initiative to transfer into a dairy farming a piece of ... read more