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Youth in Action: Experiences from the Small Grants Programme

As we collectively address the global climate and nature crises, it is absolutely critical to engage youth as agents of change, creative entrepreneurs and innovators. Through education, science and technology, young people are scaling up their efforts and skills to accelerate concrete actions.…
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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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Communities Conserving Wildlife

This publication provides a valuable account of how participation of local communities in the conservation of threatened species yields positive environmental and socio-economic results. Our planet is undergoing another mass extinction due to reasons widely known, including human activities such as…
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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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Plastics and Circular Economy: Community Solutions

This publication captures the GEF Small Grant Programme's (SGP) experiences and lessons learned on plastics management, spanning not only the area of chemical and waste management, but also international waters and biodiversity conservation. The projects focus on implementing a circular economy…
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Cover for The GEF Small Grants Programme - Results Report 2017-2018

The GEF Small Grants Programme - Results Report 2017-2018

The Small Grants Programme (SGP) is a corporate programme of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that finances community-led initiatives to address global environmental and sustainable development issues. Launched in 1992, it is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…
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Blue Economy: Community Solutions

This publication includes examples from across different continents, ecosystems and cultures, but they all address the priorities of livelihoods and conservation in combination and bring benefits on both fronts. By giving local communities an immediate, concrete stake in the sustainable management…
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Marine Biodiversity and Wetlands Conservation in Viet Nam - Experiences from GEF small projects

This paper of lessons learnt depicts results gathered from several GEF SGP funded projects on marine and wetlands ecosystem conservation implemented in localities in Viet Nam.

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