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UNDP Rwanda


The UNDP implemented Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) in Rwanda is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its Plastic Waste Management and Behavior Change and capacity development project.

The deadline for submission of applications is 09/09/2022.

About the GEF SGP

The GEF SGP provides non-governmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) in developing countries with grants to enable them to tackle global environmental challenges while addressing local sustainable development needs. The programme supports community-based projects in the areas of biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation & adaptation, protection of international waters, phasing out of persistent organic pollutants, prevention of land degradation and sustainable forest management. Hence, SGP empowers communities to act and participate in their own development.

In its 7th Operational Phase (OP7), 2021 to 2024, the GEF SGP has the following aims: “to promote and support innovative, inclusive and scalable initiatives, and foster multi stakeholder partnerships at the local level to tackle global environmental issues in priority landscapes and seascapes”.

The GEF SGP Rwanda’s country strategy for the period 2021-2024, includes the following initiatives: Community-based conservation of threatened ecosystems and species -Sustainable

agriculture and fisheries, and food security - Low-carbon energy access co-benefits - chemicals and waste management - catalyzing sustainable urban solutions - CSO-Government-Private Sector Policy and Planning Dialogue Platforms.


How to Apply

Interested applicants can send their proposals (including the budget) as well as relevant attachments and all inquiries at the following address:


The National Coordinator

GEF SGP Rwanda


The Call for Proposal, SGP OP 7 Project Proposal as well as the project Budget Information sheet can be downloaded from the UNDP Rwanda website.