Call for Proposal to Develop the Small Grants Programme Operational Phase 8 and the Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) Country Programme Strategies

June 19, 2024

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides grants to non-governmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) in developing countries to enable them to tackle global environmental challenges while addressing local sustainable development needs. In Cambodia, the SGP implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) started financing projects in 2005 and has successfully funded and provided technical support for 268 grant projects.

UNDP Cambodia is looking for a qualified NGO/CSO or academic institution to develop the GEF SGP Country Programme Strategy and The Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) Country Programme Strategy in a participatory manner.

The strategy outline should contain specific eligibility criteria to align its activities with the SGP operational phase (OP) 8 project document, COMDEKS strategic priorities, the country’s national priorities, GEF 8 programming directions, and potential for synergy with UNDP Cambodia and other partner agencies.   The responsible entity (a non-governmental organization or an academic institution) will be selected through an early call for proposals and funded through a grant.

Interested NGOs/CSOs and academic institutions should submit applications containing their name and organization registration, a financial proposal, and a brief methodology for developing the GEF SGP Country Programme Strategy and COMDEKs.

Find more information here.


Please send your proposal either in Khmer or English to UNDP GEF SGP office, Phnom Penh Center, 6th Floor (Building A), Corner Sothearos & Sihanouk Blvd, Tonle Bassac, Chamcamorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, ATTN: Mrs. Ngin Navirak, GEF SGP National Coordinator. A soft copy of the proposal and annexes must be sent by the deadline to A hard copy of the proposal can be sent to the address above after the deadline. 

Further information can be obtained from GEF SGP National Coordinator, Mrs. Ngin Navirak, at  (Tel 012 84 40 83) or Ms. Socheata Kim, at (Tel 012 714 706). 

Deadline: 15 July 2024
Only short-listed project proposal will be contacted for further information.