Equator Prize 2014 Call for Nomination​s

EquatorThe Equator Prize recognizes outstanding local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.

This time around, the Equator Prize 2014 will honor twenty-five (25) local initiatives that are  successfully working towards reducing poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems.



This year’s theme is  ‘local climate action’.  Special recognition will be awarded in the following areas:

  • Smallholder agriculture and food security
  • Forest management (including REDD+)
  • Sustainable land management
  • Ecosystem restoration
  • Sustainable energy
  • Water security
  • Disaster risk reduction

The Equator Prize 2014 is open to community-based initiatives active in all countries receiving support from UNDP, making this a truly global award for local best practice.

More information about Equator prize.