KiLGA joins the National Focal Group for the GEF/ UNDP Small Grants Programme

Photo Dr. Terence Hay-Edie CPMT (Pacific), briefing members of the National Focal Group for the GED Small Grant Programme, with Dr. Komeri listening.

Dr. Terence Hay-Edie CPMT (Pacific), briefing members of the National Focal Group for the GED Small Grant Programme, with Dr. Komeri listening.

5 September, Parliament Conference Room, Ambo – The Executive Officer of KiLGA has been appointed a member of the NFG for the Small Grant Programme for a term of three years from 2015. The main responsibility of the NFG is to provide policy advice and strategic visioning to the Small Grants Programme, as well as review and approve project proposals submitted to the Programme. Another responsibility is to assist with the monitoring of the projects funded under the Programme. The appointment was made by the Resident Representative of the UNDP office in Fiji.
The GEF/ UNDP’s Small Grant Programme, launched in Kiribati in 2007, provides funding and technical assistance to grassroots groups and partners to take a leading role in the implementation of community-based projects with global environmental benefits. These include projects on climate change, conservation of biodiversity, protection of international waters, reduction of persistent organic pollutants [POPs], prevention of land degradation and generating sustainable livelihoods.
The SGP’s Focal Point in Kiribati is Dr. Komeri Onorio, who is also the Secretary of the National Focal Group. He reports to Dr. Terence Hay-Edie, who looks after GEF Programmes in the Pacific.
Other members of the NFG are from government departments, NGOs and women’s groups.


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