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  • 13. mar 2014

There are 9 days remaining in the Equator Prize 2014 nomination cycle! 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. Nominations can be completed online here or sent via email to prize@equatorinitiative.org.
The deadline for nominations is March 22nd, 2014.

Please feel free to contact crystal.vitagliano@undp.org with any questions about the Equator Prize.

Info: http://www.equatorinitiative.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=767&Itemid=890&lang=en