GEF SGP Launches Fifth Operational Phase in Asia

21 August 2011: The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) held a six-day regional workshop with coordinators from Asia, to provide training and guidance on the vision and strategy of the programme, results-based management framework and GEF's visibility policy for the next four years.

The workshop, held in Beijing, China, from 15-21 August 2011, launched the SGP's fifth operational phase in Asia. GEF SGP regional coordinators shared lessons learned and good practices on community-based approaches to biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, land degradation, international waters and chemicals. They also participated in a field visit to a climate change project in the Miyun Reservoir Watershed. [GEF Press Release] [IISD RS Sources]