THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY
SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
(GEF SGP UNDP)
COMMUNITY GROUPS AND NGOs
SUBMIT PROJECT CONCEPTS and/or PROPOSALS
FOR PROJECTS AIMED AT ADDRESSING
Land Degradation issues and the Negative Effects of the Drought in Grenada
AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL
WHICH ALSO FOCUS ON CREATING ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOODS AND BUILDING CAPACITY PROJECTS MUST BE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Land Degradation: projects which include reforestation; afforestation; agroforestry; organic farming; soil conservation; education and awareness; addressing bush fires; water conservation; research and adoption of sustainable forms of land management; ground water recharge; sustainable micro enterprise; apiculture (honey production); related polic development and other such projects
Project Goal: Alleviation of the severe negative impacts of the drought forecasted for this dry season on the environment,communities and households.
- iimprovements in water conservation awareness and practices by households and communities;
- soil and land protection against degradation as well as bio-diversity conservation through a
- reduction in bush fires; and
- improvement in the level of water retention in the future by reforestation and rain water harvesting thereby mitigating against the effects of droughts and climate change.
CALL 439-4030 TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT IDEA(S) AND GET INSTANT FEEDBACK ON THE CHANCES OF YOUR PROJECT IDEA BEING FUNDED.