Wetland youth champions in Guatemala
Located in the Escuintla district on Guatemala’s Pacific Coast, the wetlands around Sipacate-Naranjo are treasured conservation areas. Sipacate-Naranjo National Park is one of the most representative conservation areas in the Pacific of Guatemala. It has a variety of ecosystems including mangroves, which are key nurseries for aquatic species and fundamental to the local economy. The wetland mangroves also serve as a refuge for animals from the interior during the winter dry season. Unique sites, such as the Poza del Nance, are vis...
 
Powering up a remote community in Bhutan- ushering a new era of possibilities
In Bhutan, the remote community of Aja Ney in Shermuhung Gewog, Mongar was one of the...
 
SGP's 30th Anniversary: Reflecting on three decades of local action for people and planet - and looking forward to more
This year SGP is celebrating its 30th anniversary, find out how this story began and where it is heading next in this new timeline. ...

Our Mission

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.

Where we work

Our stories

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Community transformation through sustainable agric...
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Sampling the fruits of success and innovation in t...
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Powering up a remote community in Bhutan- ushering...
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Wetland youth champions in Guatemala...
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Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2023...
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Building resilience in the Sahel region...
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Launch of COMDEKS Phase 4- Community Development a...
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Moving Mountains ...
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A Giant Leap- jaguar conservation in Argentina...
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GEF SGP Annual Monitoring Report 2021 - 2022...