Women. Tradition. Culture. From looms to lutes, the importance of women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge in China cannot be overstated
Since 2010, more than 41,800 people belonging to ethnic minorities and living in China’s Community Conserved Areas have been supported by the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grant Programme, implemented by UNDP. These efforts include the Global Support Initiative to territories and areas more
COVID-19 updates
SGP is watching closely and responding to the rapid evolution of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in all its country programmes to ensure the continuity of its projects.    Below are related news and updates: 'Hopefully, our work will gradually return to normal' - Interview with Yi Liu, more
“Traditional knowledge has a lot to offer the world"
In 2016 the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP and funded by the Global Environment Facility, launched the global component of the Indigenous Peoples’ Fellowship Initiative. Four women who are working in biodiversity conservation were selected. The programme also has eight more
GEF SGP China support on ICCA recognized on "China Weekly"
China mainstream media "China Weekly", dedicated the cover page of its December 2017 issue to GEF SGP China work to support ICCA. In addition this issue dedicated a special article highligting 5 case studies of the support SGP China provided to 5 ICCA communities in Qunan province, Laozhai village more
The GEF Small Grants Programme supports Community-based Environmental Protection in China
 China news  coverage of "SGP China 2015 workshop on Experience sharing among NGOs and 2013-2015 projects Wrap-up meeting"    From China News, 25 August 2015reporter PAN, Xulin Reported from the ‘Workshop on Experiences Sharing among Environment NGOs and more
SGP's work with youth was highlighted at Bonn Climate Change Conference
The GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by UNDP, is proud to be featured in "Youth in Action on Climate Change: Inspiration from Around the World", a new publication of the United Nations Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth and Climate Change. The publication made its debut more
GEF SGP China wins 2012 National Public Welfare Figure Prize of Water Protection
On 14 December 2012, SGP China received the 2012 National Public Welfare Figure Prize of Water Protection for its efforts to support local NGOs in the protection of international waters, by reducing land-based pollution and restoring and protecting coastal habitats in China. The National Public more
Grantee from SGP China receives the 2012 Transparent Action Award from One Foundation
On December 1st, 2012, the Ningxia Center for Environment and Poverty Alleviation (the Center), a GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) grantee, became a recipient of the 2012 Transparent Action Award presented by China's One Foundation. An independent panel of judges distributed 17 awards to NGOs and more
Project Supported by SGP Wins Award in China
Last December 2nd, Ford Motor Company announced the winners of its 2010 Conservation and Environmental Grants in China (CEGC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. During the ceremony, a grantee of the GEF Small Grants Programme, the organization Ningxia Center for Environment and Poverty more
The GEF Small Grants Programme Launching Ceremony in China
A ceremony that kicked off a green initiative to empower local communities and NGOs in protecting the environment and combating climate change On March 27, 2010, the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) along with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the GEF Small Grants Programme more
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