Three grant projects approved


Today, the National Steering Committee of the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Armenia approved three grant projects, addressing OP-7 strategic initiatives in Land Degradation and Capacity Building focal areas. Among the approved projects, there is a project that addresses plastic waste issue and encompasses say no to plastic waster campaign initiated by the Government of Armenia. 

The GEF SGP is a funding facility, supporting community-based organizations that address global environmental concerns through small scale activities at the local level. The Programme supports grassroots initiatives in the focal areas of biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation, protection of international waters, prevention of land degradation and phasing out of harmful chemicals including POPs. When addressing these issues, SGP also aims to meet objectives related to poverty reduction and empowerment of local population as integral aspects of sustainable development and environmental protection.


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