Voices from our Equator Prize winners

Representatives from Equator Prize winning communities who participated in the Community-to-Community Exchange and Capacity Development Workshop for Traditional Knowledge Holders held in Bangalore, India in September /October 2015 share their thoughts on their work, access and benefit sharing (ABS), and the value of knowledge exchanges. The speakers in order of appearance are:

  1. Mr. Anoop P.K. Kerala Kani Community Welfare Trust , India, Equator Prize 2002 winner
  2. Mr. Koku Paul Koto from Village Development Committee of Ando Kpomey, Togo, Equator Prize 2012 winner
  3. Ms. Nomsa Mabila, Shewula Trust, Swaziland, Equator Prize 2014 for Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Vote for Your Favorite Projects!

Continuing the momentum of COP 21, “100 projects for climate” aims to speed up the emergence of citizen-led initiatives to combat global warming. This new participative step, building on the valuable discussions of the Paris Climate Conference, will enable the 100 most innovative solutions from around the world to become … Continue reading

Registration Deadline Extended: E Alu Pū Global Gathering in Hawaii

Registration for the E Alu Pū Global Gathering has been extended thru 29 July 2016. This event will take place before the opening of the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) Forum and the Pacific Summit.

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If you are interested in attending, contact [email protected].
Visit kuahawaii.org for more information.

Community responses to climate-driven migration

New York, 16 May, 2016- The UNDP Equator Initiative hosted a side event titled, Community responses to climate-driven migration at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues’ 15th Session. Panelists included Owen Shumba from the UNDP Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Team; Terence Hay-Edie of the GEF Small Grants Programme; Donna … Continue reading