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SGP Colombia shares lessons from its ICCA projects at CBD COP 14 ‘Protected Areas day’
During the CBD COP 14’s Protected Areas day on 22 November 2018, Ms. Ana Beatriz Barona, the National Coordinator for SGP Colombia shared an
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SGP co-organizes the Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration on Nature and Culture
On 24 November 2018, the GEF SGP was invited by the CBD Secretariat to assist with the organisation of the Nature/Culture Summit. Building on the
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SGP and ICCA-GSI partners at the CBD COP 14
The SGP and its ICCA-GSI partners joined the international community in “Investing in biodiversity for people and planet” at the 14th Meeting
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Benin: Preserving the sacred forests of Wèwèrè and Affougoussi through local action
The sacred forests of Wèwèrè and Affougoussi, in the communes of Bembèrèkè and Gogounou, are some of Benin’s 2940 sacred forests. Despite
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Malaysia: Finding a win-win situation on overlaps between customary lands and government logging concessions
In the state of Sabah, the Alab Lanas and Simbuan indigenous peoples are facing environmental degradation as their traditional (adat) community
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Belize: Revising land management plans to respect landowner rights and protect biodiversity
The Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS) is the oldest Community Conserved Area (CCA) in Belize. It was established in 1985 and is located in Belize’s
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SGP launches new publication "Women as Environmental Stewards" at the GEF Dialogue with Civil Society on Gender in Washington D.C.
Today, preceding the official beginning of the 55th GEF council, a special session on gender was held at the traditional CSO Forum in line with
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SGP participated in the East Asian SEAS Congress in Iloilo
The 2018 East Asian Seas Congress (EAS)  took place in Iloilo, Philippines from November 27th to November 30th, 2018. Some 1,000 local and
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Announcing New SGP-FAO Joint Program on Mountain Products
Almost one billion people live in mountainous areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food, and clean energy.
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SGP brings the voices of communities to CBD COP 14
The 14th of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from November 13 to November 29. For the COP, SGP Egypt
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SGP launches new Blue Economy Publication at the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi
The first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference took place in Nairobi, Kenya from November 26th to November 28th, 2018. The conference was
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SGP announces increased support for Jaguar Conservation
Today, the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) celebrates the first ever International Jaguar Day with partners around the world and announces its
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