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Leading University or Research Institute for Plastic Waste Management and Behavior Change workshop and capacity development

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 14/12/2022.

About the GEF SGP

The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) is a corporate programme of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1992. SGP grant-making in over 125 countries promotes community-based innovation, capacity development, and empowerment through sustainable development projects of communities’ local civil society organizations with special consideration for indigenous peoples, women, and youth.

SGP projects support biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, prevention of land degradation, protection of international waters, and reduction of the impact of chemicals, within a sustainable development framework that promotes sustainable livelihoods and citizen empowerment. More can be found at:

In its 7th Operational Phase (OP7), 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”.

One of the key strategic initiatives is on Chemical and Waste Management as well as promoting Sustainable Urban Solutions, including plastics management. SGP is working closely with the concerned GEF Secretariat team, UNDP Plastic Offer, and other partners on the issue.

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


Please refer to this Call for Proposal  , SGP OP7 Project Proposal  as well as this Project Budget Information sheet.