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Krishak Mitra Award awarded to COMDEKS grantee in India, Mahila Heat

We are proud to announce the success of Mahila Heat, a COMDEKS grantee and partner in India, in winning the Krishak Mitra Award by the G.B. Pant Himalayan Environment & Development Institute, Kosi on Environment Day Celebration. This year’s Environment Day centered on the theme “Climate Change” and “Diluting Ice of Himalaya.” With COMDEKS support, … Continue reading

Equator Initiative Prize awarded to COMDEKS grantee in Turkey, Mediterranean Conservation Society

Contributed by Gökmen Argun, Turkey National Coordinator, GEF-SGP, UNDP We are proud to announce the success of the Mediterranean Conservation Society, a COMDEKS grantee and partner in Turkey, in winning the 2014 Equator Prize. The Equator Initiative is a UNDP-led partnership dedicated to supporting and advancing local sustainable development solutions aimed at increasing economic and … Continue reading

World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation is observed in Bhutan

Contributed by Singay Dorji, Bhutan National Coordinator, GEF-SGP, UNDP Two Community Based Organizations (CBOs), the Saling Sazhing Zinchong Detshen and the Bidung Water Catchment Protection Group joined together to lead this year’s celebration of World Day to Combat Desertification/Land Degradation at Tshektum, Tashigang,located in the eastern part of Bhutan. The Governor of Tashigang, Dasho Lungten … Continue reading