SGP COUNTRY PROGRAMME STRATEGY FOR OPERATIONAL PHASE-7
May 22, 2020
SGP on average support around 18 projects per year and these projects align with the national priorities of both 11th and 12th Five-Year plans, Flagship Programmes, GEF, GCF, UNDP, and other projects and programmes in the country. SGP programme during the Operational Phase 6 allocated 40% of the fund for cross-cutting grantmaking (landscape approach) and 60% of the resources for outside the landscape. Lower Manas basin, that covers five gewogs of Zhemgang were selected as the target landscape. Fund available for SGP OP 6 was USD 1.218 million (including STAR allocation of USD500,000) and a total amount of USD 0.487 was earmarked for the landscape and USD 0.731 for outside the landscape. An additional resource of USD 0.2 million was allocated to support conservation of big cat. A total of 33 projects were funded during the OP 6 out of which, 39 % of the projects were on biodiversity, 30 % on climate change, 21 % on land degradation, 06 % on capacity building and 3 % on chemical and waste management.