Equator Initiative for Sustainable Land Management in Sub SaharanAfrica Award Ceremony

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Jun 16th, 2014
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Equator Initiative for Sustainable Land Management in Sub SaharanAfrica Award Ceremony

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Equator Initiative for Sustainable Land Management in Sub Saharan Africa Award Ceremony

WHAT: Equator Initiative for Sustainable Land Management in Sub Saharan Africa Award Ceremony

WHEN: Tuesday 17th June 2014 at 10.30am.

WHERE: Safari Park Hotel

The Equator Prize for Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in Sub-Saharan Africa recognizes and celebrates local grassroots organizations that are improving the livelihoods of rural communities in dryland ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa through sustainable land management.

The Equator Prize for SLM Award Ceremony will be held Tuesday 17th June 2014 at Safari Park Hotel, Ivory room from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, presided by Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Ten winners will receive $5,000 USD and will attend the award ceremony.

The Award Ceremony aims to be a contribution to the World Day to Combat Desertification, and to the work of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). In addition to the award ceremony in Nairobi, several winners of the SLM Prize will be selected to receive the Equator Prize 2014, and will be supported to participate in a series of events held in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly, scheduled for September 2014 in New York.

This is therefore to invite you for the press conference at on Tuesday 17th June 2014 at 10.30am at the Safari Park Hotel, Bogoria Room and also to cover the award ceremony.

SOURCE 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


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