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Equator Prize 2024: Nature for Climate Action

This year’s Equator Prize will recognize innovative initiatives from Indigenous Peoples and local communities that showcase approaches to implementing the newly-approved Global Biodiversity Framework, with an emphasis on nature-based solutions that achieve local sustainable development. Winning initiatives will be honored for their successes in protecting, restoring, and/or sustainably managing nature for nature-positive development outcomes.

Equator Prize 2024: Nature for Climate Action

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This year’s Equator Prize will recognize innovative initiatives from Indigenous Peoples and local communities that showcase approaches to implementing the newly-approved Global Biodiversity Framework, with an emphasis on nature-based solutions that achieve local sustainable development. Winning initiatives will be honored for their successes in protecting, restoring, and/or sustainably managing nature for nature-positive development outcomes.

The Equator Initiative provides opportunities for Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world to address the challenges of land degradation, biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement in a socially equitable manner.

The Equator Initiative provides opportunities for Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world to address the challenges of land degradation, biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement in a socially equitable manner.

The Equator Initiative provides opportunities for Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world to address the challenges of land degradation, biodiversity conservation and livelihood improvement in a socially equitable manner.

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Hadiah Khatulistiwa

The Equator Prize, organized by the Equator Initiative within the United Nations Development Programme, is awarded biennially to recognize outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. 


Hadiah Khatulistiwa

The Equator Prize, organized by the Equator Initiative within the United Nations Development Programme, is awarded biennially to recognize outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. 


Hadiah Khatulistiwa

The Equator Prize, organized by the Equator Initiative within the United Nations Development Programme, is awarded biennially to recognize outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.


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Explore our media center, discover hundreds of pictures and videos from the local communities and Indigenous Peoples.


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Explore our media center, discover hundreds of pictures and videos from the local communities and Indigenous Peoples.


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Knowledge Portal

We believe in the power of knowledge sharing. Equator Initiative's E-Library provides a series of publications, case studies and other resources specifically created to be shared among the communities, partners and government.


Knowledge Portal

We believe in the power of knowledge sharing. Equator Initiative's E-Library provides a series of publications, case studies and other resources specifically created to be shared among the communities, partners and government.


Knowledge Portal

We believe in the power of knowledge sharing. Equator Initiative's E-Library provides a series of publications, case studies and other resources specifically created to be shared among the communities, partners and government.

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Featured Community: Advocating for Global Change

Konservasi Nashulai Maasai

Di antara konservasi yang dimiliki dan dikelola oleh masyarakat adat pertama di Afrika Timur, Nashulai Maasai Conservancy berada di garis depan dalam pergeseran paradigma menuju model konservasi serba guna.

Kawasan lindung seluas 2.400 hektar ini membentuk koridor ekologi yang penting di Maasai Mara dan telah menarik perhatian gajah, zebra, jerapah, singa, dan berbagai spesies lainnya.

Di antara konservasi yang dimiliki dan dikelola oleh masyarakat adat pertama di Afrika Timur, Nashulai Maasai Conservancy berada di garis depan dalam pergeseran paradigma menuju model konservasi serba guna.

Kawasan lindung seluas 2.400 hektar ini membentuk koridor ekologi yang penting di Maasai Mara dan telah menarik perhatian gajah, zebra, jerapah, singa, dan berbagai spesies lainnya.

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Pertemuan Ketiga Belas Konferensi Para Pihak CBD

The 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP13) brings together 10,000 representatives of governments, international organizations and stakeholders in Cancun, Mexico, to advance the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The knowledge and practices of Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) are key to safeguarding our planet’s species while achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The Equator Initiative, the GEF-Small Grants Programme (SGP), the CBD Secretariat, and partners, host a six-day program of work at COP13 to discuss and share best practices of IPLCs, and develop capacities of Equator Prize winners and SGP grantees. The "Muuch'tambal Summit", promoted by the Government of Mexico and the CBD, highlights the experiences of IPLCs and their contributions of traditional knowledge and cultural diversity to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.
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Dialog Kauhale 'Ōiwi: Honolulu, Amerika Serikat - 2016

The Community Kauhale ‘Ōiwi is a peer-to-peer meeting space at IUCN WCC that provides an opportunity for local and indigenous leaders to exchange knowledge and best practices in sustainable environmental management. Leveraging the unique partnerships of the Equator Initiative, the Kauhale aims to position local advocacy and knowledge sharing within the larger policy dialogues on conservation and sustainable development.
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Dialog: Paris, Prancis - 2015

Representatives of the 21 Equator Prize 2015 winning initiatives flew to Paris, France for two weeks of events associated with the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 21). Community members started their visit with an event at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 26 November and then participated in five days of World Indigenous Network community dialogues hosted at both the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Espace Krajcberg. During the dialogues, participants developed their elevator pitch, shared best practices, and heard from representatives of OECD, Kimberley Land Council, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), and The Nature Conservancy. Topics included negotiating with governments, land tenure, promoting the sustainable development goals, and practical skills in marketing, fundraising and photography. Following the dialogues, the communities participated in COP 21 side events alongside other indigenous peoples and local communities.
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Basis Data Solusi Berbasis Alam

Learn how outstanding local communities and Indigenous Peoples make possible the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through nature-based actions.

Basis Data Solusi Berbasis Alam

Learn how outstanding local communities and Indigenous Peoples make possible the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through nature-based actions.

 

Basis Data Solusi Berbasis Alam

Learn how outstanding local communities and Indigenous Peoples make possible the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through nature-based actions.

 

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Formation et de sensibilisation à la transformation et la valorisation du typha, une cette biomasse considérable et riche de développements en énergie et en matériaux biosourcés
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“ISSD” Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development of Communities NGO

“Recycle it!” project revolutionized solid waste management system by boosting waste sorting and recycling initiatives, promoting green innovation and creating a new green trend in Armenia.
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PT Seaweedtama Biopac Indonesia

We manufacture seaweed-based biopackaging through a sustainable production process, to address plastic waste pollution, greenhouse gas emission, and poverty in seaweed farmers communities.
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