Women, Nature and Development: Holding up Half the Sky The nomination process for the Equator Prize 2017 closes on March 8th, which is also, coincidentally, International Women’s Day. In my previous post, I highlighted why rural communities are the leading edge of sustainable development. Today I explain why rural women are critical to achieving the…

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Rural Communities Are a Hotspot for Sustainable Development Last week, the Equator Initiative launched its call for nominations for the 9th Equator Prize. It is for people like Fatima Ahmed, and the community initiative that she established, that this prize was established. Fatima is president of Zenab for Women in Development in Sudan, a women’s…

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