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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    Unión de Organizaciones Campesinas e Indígenas de Cotacachi (UNORCAC, Union of Farmer and Indigenous Organizations of Cotacachi)
    ▸ Year: 2008
    ▸ Country: Ecuador
    ▸ Language: Spanish

    Unión de Organizaciones Campesinas e Indígenas de Cotacachi (UNORCAC, Union of Farmer and Indigenous Organizations of Cotacachi)
    ▸ Year: 2008
    ▸ Country: Ecuador
    ▸ Language: English

    Ukuzaji Wa Asali Arica (Honey Care Africa)
    ▸ Year: 2002
    ▸ Country: Kenya
    ▸ Language: Swahili

    Ukuzaji Wa Asali Arica (Honey Care Africa)
    ▸ Year: 2002
    ▸ Country: Kenya
    ▸ Language: English

    TRY Oyster Women's Association
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Gambia
    ▸ Language: French

    TRY Oyster Women's Association
    ▸ Year: 2012
    ▸ Country: Gambia
    ▸ Language: English

    Trowel Development Foundation
    ▸ Year: 2004
    ▸ Country: Philippines
    ▸ Language: Tagalog

    Trowel Development Foundation
    ▸ Year: 2004
    ▸ Country: Philippines
    ▸ Language: English

    Tribal Communities of the Jeypore Tract of Orissa
    ▸ Year: 2002
    ▸ Country: India
    ▸ Language: Hindi

    Tribal Communities of the Jeypore Tract of Orissa
    ▸ Year: 2002
    ▸ Country: India
    ▸ Language: English

    Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme (PISP)
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: Papua New Guinea
    ▸ Language: English

    Traditional Healer Association, Chhattisgarh
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: India
    ▸ Language: Hindi

    Traditional Healer Association, Chhattisgarh
    ▸ Year: 2014
    ▸ Country: India
    ▸ Language: English

    Torra Conservancy
    ▸ Year: 2004
    ▸ Country: Namibia
    ▸ Language: German

    Torra Conservancy
    ▸ Year: 2004
    ▸ Country: Namibia
    ▸ Language: Afrikaans

    Torra Conservancy
    ▸ Year: 2004
    ▸ Country: Namibia
    ▸ Language: English

    Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE)
    ▸ Year: 2002
    ▸ Country: Belize
    ▸ Language: Spanish

    Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE)
    ▸ Year: 2002
    ▸ Country: Belize
    ▸ Language: English

    Tmatboey Community Protected Area Committee
    ▸ Year: 2008
    ▸ Country: Cambodia
    ▸ Language: Khmer

    Tmatboey Community Protected Area Committee
    ▸ Year: 2008
    ▸ Country: Cambodia
    ▸ Language: English