Through our seed projects, we support GEN members to turn their dreams and ideas into reality. Each project package includes funding, mentoring and communications support from the GDF team and GEN resource people. Every year we open a competitive call for proposals, awarding 8-10 seed project packages annually.


Among the world’s highest mountains, the Pamirs are deep in the heart of Central Asia, mostly in Tajikistan, with some of the ranges in Afghanistan, China and Kyrgyzstan. Through our initiative, we support communities to preserve their local seeds for future generations: an approach which also serves as a cop

The advantage of having a storybook on primates is that children can take them anywhere as their learning companion, even without internet, and enjoy the book together with their parents or other family members. This can also reduce education gaps, especially in rural and urban-poor areas.