Community Action

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  • Benazir Bhutto Human Rights AwardMasood Ahmed Lohar, National Programme Manager, UNDP-GEF SGP Pakistan receiving "Benazir Bhutto Human Rights Award" from the President of Pakistan Mr. Asif Zardari.
  • sliderMs. Almas Jiwani, Head of UN Women, Canada & Almas Jiwani Foundation presenting shield to Masood Lohar, NPM, UNDP-GEF SGP Pakistan for his outstanding Contribution to Gender Equality & Climate Change
  • Global South South Expo 2009Global Recognition of Benazir Housing Technology at Global South South Expo 2009 in Washoington DC.
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  • 2009 and 2011 - Benazir Housing Technology has been selected twice for Global South-South Development Expo in Washington and Rome

  • 2004 - Ashden Award:
    Maisoon Zamir from Escorts Foundation, a Lahore based NGO, funded by GEF/SGP for promotion of fuel efficient stoves in Changa Manga won the Ashden Award for 2004 for their SGP funded project, wins the award for Food (£30,000) for providing rural women around the Changa Manga Forest in Pakistan, with a cooking stove which is both simple in design, yet revolutionary in the way in which it has transformed the lives of the women users in terms of improved health, income and family relations, whilst at the same time reducing their dependence on the protected forest area. In the words of the judges: "This is a shining example of appropriate technology at its best."

Apply for SGP Grants

SGP grants are made directly to community-based organizations (CBOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in recognition of the key role they play as a resource and constituency for environment and development concerns. The maximum grant amount per project is US$50,000, but averages around US$25,000. In this way, SGP complements the large and medium-sized GEF project funding by providing a window for the direct participation of NGOs, local communities, and other grassroots organizations. click here

SGP Country Programme Strategy

SGP CPS document serves as a framework for the country programme operations and provides a programmatic guidance for development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the GEF SGP in Pakistan.

Download:Project Document Landscape Strategy Indus Delta

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