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Cover image for publication "Raising Forest Voices: SGP Community-based REDD+ Initiative"

Raising Forest Voices: SGP Community-based REDD+ Initiative

This publication from the GEF Small Grants Programme summarizes the experiences and lessons learned from six participating community-based REDD+ (CBR+) countries during the pilot phase (Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Panama, Paraguay, Sri Lanka, and Cambodia). A case study from each country…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Mainstream Migratory Soaring Birds Safeguards"

Good Practice Brief: Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Mainstream Migratory Soaring Birds Safeguards

This GEF-financed project implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has achieved successful and transformational results in mainstreaming migratory soaring bird (MSB) safeguards into the five key sectors directly affecting MSBs along the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway: hunting,…
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Local Action on Sustainable Land Management

This GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) publication presents an updated overview of the SGP community-based approach and portfolio in the area of sustainable land management, as part of UNDP's overall related portfolio. Special attention is given to gender and youth, with a spotlight on the…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Innovative Governance for Participatory Design of a Green City"

Good Practice Brief: Innovative Governance for Participatory Design of a Green City

“Asuncion Green City of the Americas – Pathways to Sustainability” is one of the GEF investments aiming to support Asuncion’s ambition to become a green and sustainable city. Through an integrated approach, the project seeks to advance integrated land use planning of the Metropolitan Area of…
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Cover image for publication "The Africa Minigrids Program"

The Africa Minigrids Program

The Africa Minigrids Program (AMP) is a country-led technical assistance program for minigrids, active in an initial 18 African countries. AMP is expressly targeting early-stage minigrid markets, seeking to establish the enabling environment for subsequent private investment at scale. With GEF…
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Cover image for publication "Integrated Programming in the Global Environment Facility: Learning from the GEF-6 IAP Programs"

Integrated Programming in the Global Environment Facility: Learning from the GEF-6 IAP Programs

This report summarizes key findings from a learning exercise on the GEF-6 Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) programs, which were launched in 2014 as a new approach to tackling major drivers of environmental degradation. The programs were designed to enhance synergy in generating multiple global…
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Cover image for publication "Enhancing Climate Resilience: Experiences from the SGP's Community-Based Adaptation Programme"

Enhancing Climate Resilience: Experiences from the SGP's Community-Based Adaptation Programme

This publication showcases examples from the SGP’s CBA Programme and highlights the essential role of civil society organizations and local communities in building resilience and adapting to a changing climate at the local level. These case studies feature action from the ground up, from Jamaica to…
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Cover image for the publication "Good Practice Brief: Participatory Conservation and Peacebuilding in Dry Forest as Production Landscape"

Good Practice Brief: Participatory Conservation and Peacebuilding in Dry Forest as Production Landscape

The dry forest ecosystem is a high conservation priority in Colombia. This project seeks to promote the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in dry forests to ensure the flow of ecosystem services and to mitigate deforestation and desertification in the Caribbean region and the Inter-…
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Cover image for publication "Good Practice Brief: Building Capacity Towards Reducing GHG Emissions from Global Shipping"

Good Practice Brief: Building Capacity Towards Reducing GHG Emissions from Global Shipping

The GEF, IMO, and UNDP launched the project "Transforming the Global Maritime Transport Industry towards a Low Carbon Future through Improved Energy Efficiency (GloMEEP)" to support 10 Lead Pilot Countries (LPCs) - Argentina, China, Georgia, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Morocco, Panama, Philippines,…
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Cover image for SGP publication Small Grants Programme: 25 Years of Engagement with Indigenous Peoples

Small Grants Programme: 25 Years of Engagement with Indigenous Peoples

As one of the early pioneers working with indigenous peoples, the experience of the Small Grants Programme (SGP), funded mainly by the Global Environment Facility and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has been repeatedly recognized as one of the “primary modalities of…

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