This year’s Wangari Maathai Award will be given to an individual for her/his outstanding achievements in raising awareness of the key role forests play in supporting local communities, rural livelihoods, women and the environment. The winner will receive a cash prize of USD 20,000 along with international recognition. Mr. Hiroto Mitsugi, Assistant Director-General FAO of the United Nations will address the audience on this occasion, after which the announcement of the winner will be made.
Robert NasiDirector General
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Hiroto MitsugiAssistant Director-General of Forestry Department
Marcos TerenaProfessor of Traditional and Spiritual Knowledge of the Indigenous People and Coordinator of the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity
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