Case Study Database

The Equator Initiative’s online best practice database

Welcome to the Equator Initiative Case Study Database. Here you will find detailed case studies on Equator Prize winners – a growing network of local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.

Each case study documents project catalysts, the genesis of winning ideas, institutional frameworks and governance systems, key activities and innovations, biodiversity impacts (species, habitats and ecosystems conserved), socio-economic impacts (changes in household income, community infrastructure, health, education and empowerment), policy impacts, financial and social sustainability, successes and challenges with replication, the role of partnerships and much more.

Search by the categories listed below to access case studies in a variety of thematic areas, fields of work, and ecosystems in developing countries around the world.

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    Shewula Trust
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Swaziland
    ▸ Language: Portuguese

    Shewula Trust
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Swaziland
    ▸ Language: English

    Organisation pour l’Environnment et le Développement Durable
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Cameroon
    ▸ Language: English

    Jeffrey Town Farmers Association
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Jamaica
    ▸ Language: English

    WUA "Ob Umed" (Water is Hope)
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Tajikistan
    ▸ Language: Russian

    WUA "Ob Umed" (Water is Hope)
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Tajikistan
    ▸ Language: English

    Utooni Development Organization
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Kenya
    ▸ Language: English

    Centro Alexander von Humboldt (Alexander von Humboldt Center)
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Nicaragua
    ▸ Language: Spanish

    Centro Alexander von Humboldt (Alexander von Humboldt Center)
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Nicaragua
    ▸ Language: English

    Amsing Association
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Morocco
    ▸ Language: Arabic

    Amsing Association
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Morocco
    ▸ Language: English

    Amical Bè Ôko
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Central African Republic
    ▸ Language: English

    Mradi Wa Mfuko Wa Dhamana Ya Hifadhi Ya Mazingira Na Wamasai Jangwani (MWCT, Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust)
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Kenya
    ▸ Language: Swahili

    Koolel-Kab/Muuchkambal
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Mexico
    ▸ Language: Spanish

    Koolel-Kab/Muuchkambal
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Mexico
    ▸ Language: English

    Conservation Area Management Committee, Parche
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Nepal
    ▸ Language: Nepali

    Conservation Area Management Committee, Parche
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Nepal
    ▸ Language: English

    Comunidad Indígena de Manquemapu
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Kenya
    ▸ Language: Spanish

    Comunidad Indígena de Manquemapu
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Kenya
    ▸ Language: English

    Association Tchadienne des Volontaires pour la Protection de l'Environnement (ATVPE, Chadian Volunteers’ Association for the Protection of the Environment)
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Chad
    ▸ Language: Arabic