Equator Prize Winners

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The Boon Rueang Wetland Forest Conservation Group formed in response to threats against the largest wetland forest in the Ing River Basin in Northern Thailand. The community has maintained stewardship ove…

In the state of Querétaro, this women-founded and women-led association has been working with an environmentally-minded Spanish company, the Mexican Government, and a local university to develop and marke…

After 40 years of advocacy, the Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation achieved the vision of protecting their land and waters for future generations in 2019 by signing agreements with national and territorial gove…

In the South Peruvian Madre de Dios Department, ten indigenous communities came together with government authorities to form Ejecutor de Contrato de Administración de la Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri (ECA-RC…

Comunidades Nativas de Nuevo Saposoa y Patria Nueva de Mediación Callería (Native Communities of Nuevo Saposoa and Patria Nueva de Mediación Callería) brings together two indigenous Shipibo communities in…

In a remote area of the Hawaiian island of Molokai, Hui Mālama o Moʻomomi brings together native Hawaiian communities to sustainably manage their marine waters and fisheries in the face of climate change.…

Founded in 1990 to advocate for the autonomy of the indigenous peoples in Brazil’s northernmost state, Conselho Indígena de Roraima (Indigenous Council of Roraima) brings together nearly 55,000 indigenous…

Throughout a 40-year campaign to obtain legal recognition of land rights to their 9,504-hectare Indigenous forest, the Indigenous Group of Dayak Iban Sungai Utik Long House have consistently defended thei…

Launched in Kenya in 2015, Solar Freeze is pioneering the production of cold storage units powered by solar energy for small-scale rural produce farmers. By providing mobile solar-powered cold rooms, this…

On the north shore of the island of Kaua’i, Hui Makaʻāinana o Makana takes a place-centered approach that weaves together the identity and culture of native Hawaiian communities to sustainably manage thei…

Marine resources in Micronesia are threatened with habitat destruction compounded by climate change, with severe effects on local communities. In response, the Tamil Council of Chiefs in the state of Yap …

Deccan Development Society works in the Zaheerabad region of India with Dalit (‘untouchables’) and tribal women to develop climate-smart agricultural practices that secure community nutrition, health, and…

Created in 2007, Cameron Gender and Environment Watch (CAMGEW) brings together women’s empowerment, community livelihoods, and ecology to address environmental challenges in northwestern Cameroon. Recogni…

In 2011, the 40,000-year-old hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe secured the first-ever Certificate of Customary Right of occupancy in Tanzania, granting them rights to over 20,000 hectares of their traditional…

In South Benin, Centre Régional de Recherche et d’Education pour un Développement Intégré (CREDI-ONG, Regional Centre of Research and Education for Integrated Development) is putting youth at the centre o…

In the Amazonas Department of Peru, Ejecutor de Contrato de Administración Tuntanain (ECA Tuntanain, Executor of the Administrative Contract of Tuntanain) has created a powerful collaboration with the Nat…

Formed by Sherani tribes in 2012 in response to accelerating deforestation in Chilghoza Forest, Kasa Ghar Cluster Community Based Organization (CBO) sustainably manages 26,000 hectares of forest in Pakist…

Founded in 2005, Associação Indígena Kisêdjê (Kisêdjê Indigenous Association) brings together 500 indigenous Kisêdjê people inhabiting the Wawi Indigenous Land of Brazil. Living in one of the world’s most…