Equator Prize

There are 9 days remaining in the Equator Prize 2014 nomination cycle!

We thought you might be interested in sharing this announcement with the groups you work with, or possibly nominating some organizations yourself. 

Awarded every two years, the Equator Prize recognizes outstanding local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities

The Equator Prize 2014 will honor twenty-five (25) local initiatives working to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems. 

This cycle of the award has the theme local climate action and special recognition will be awarded in:

o   Smallholder agriculture and food security
o   Forest management (including REDD+)
o   Sustainable land management
o   Ecosystem restoration
o   Sustainable energy
o   Water security
o   Disaster risk reduction

Nomination forms are available in 16 different languages here.  Nominations can be completed online here or sent via email to prize@equatorinitiative.org
                                                                                                                                                                     
The deadline for nominations is March 22nd, 2014.


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