Equator Prize Winners 2004
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After an extensive process of evaluation, the Equator Initiative's Technical Advisory Committee has selected an exceptional subset of 26 finalist initiatives, from a total pool of 342 nominations from 66 nations.

Representatives of each of the 26 finalist communities have been invited to attend the 7 th Conference of Parties (COP7) to the Convention on Biological Diversity and to participate in the "Community Kampung", to be held in Kuala Lumpur in February 2004. The "Community Kampung" will be a venue for learning and dialogue between communities and serve as a home-space for community delegates to this high profile international meeting on the future of the world's shared biological heritage. The Awards Ceremony for the Equator Prize 2004 will take place in Kuala Lumpur, on Thursday 19 February 2004.

2004 Finalists: Community Stories


ITOH Community Graziers Common Initiative Group - CAMEROON
Guassa-Menz Community Conservation Area - ETHIOPIA
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme - KENYA
Torra Conservancy - NAMIBIA
Ekuri Initiative - NIGERIA
Instrument of Peace School - NIGER
Rufiji Environment Management Project - TANZANIA
Kibale Association for Rural and Environmental Development (KAFRED) - UGANDA
Chibememe Earth Healing Association (CHIEHA) - ZIMBABWE


Genetic Resource, Energy, Ecology and Nutrition (GREEN) Foundation - INDIA
Ngata Toro Community - INDONESIA
Bunaken National Park Management Advisory Board - INDONESIA
Conservation Melanesia - PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Kalinga Mission for Indigenous Children and Youth Development, Inc. (KAMICYDI) - PHILIPPINES
Rush and Reed Conservation and Diversification Program - SRI LANKA
Pred Nai Community Forestry Group - THAILAND


Captaincy of the Upper and Lower Izozog (CABI) - BOLIVIA
Sociedade Civil Mamirau - BRAZIL
Women's Medicinal Plant Producers Network (Quidbó) - COLOMBIA
Nasa Project - COLOMBIA
Monte Alto Foundation - COSTA RICA
Participatory Fisheries Management Board of Puerto Cayo - ECUADOR
Autonomous Workers' Association of San Rafael, Tres Cruces, and Yurac Rumi (ASARATY) - ECUADOR
Garifuna Emergency Committee - HONDURAS
Indigenous Community of Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro - MEXICO