The United Nations program for Development has just announced the winners of its award Equatorial 2019 . Each of the 22 community-based initiatives and indigenous award-winning promote solutions to fight climate change and contribute to sustainable growth local inspired by nature.
In the archipelago of Bijagós, in the western coast of Guinea-Bissau, for example, a so-called "council of management" using traditional knowledge to protect 54.500 acres of marine ecosystems and of mangrove forest critical to reducing coastal erosion.
In the forest Kilum-Šjim of Cameroon have been organised to plant more than 75,000 cherry africans can visit the bee and has been trained to 1,700 farmers in beekeeping and agroforestry, as well as more than 1,500 women so that they can run their own business.
In one of the many rural areas that exist in Kenya is developing a pioneering initiative in the production of cold storage portable solar, of which reduce to 90% the losses of food produced after the harvest.
Twenty-three indigenous groups and the peruvian government, for their part, have joined forces to manage jointly 94.967 hectares of forest, the communal Reserve Tuntanaín. Have protected the headwaters of three rivers essential to the water security region, reduced the food insecurity and promoted resilience to climate change .
In the region of Zaheerabad in India, women promote agriculture regenerative through the community seed banks , and the sustainable use of the land.
Be-Thiac is the first draft of forest carbon accredited indigenous property in the Islands of the Pacific. And has been reduced by approximately 15,000 tons of CO2 emissions to date.
A partnership that involves the aboriginal community Kutkabubba of Western Australia promotes its cultural identity, and supports, at the same time, local livelihoods, thanks to its sustainable harvesting of sandalwood oil, for the world market of luxury perfumes.
finally, an initiative native hawaiian of the island of Molokai use traditional arts to effectively manage your fisheries .
you Can zoom in to the rest of the projects recognized this year here.Updated Date: 26 September 2019, 02:01