Government of India and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are pleased to announce nomination call for the India Biodiversity Awards. The awards of INR 100,000 and citations will be given to outstanding cases of biodiversity management that have been in existence for at least 5 years in the four categories given below.
1. Community stewardship - Community-led biodiversity management by autonomous community institutions
2. Decentralized governance - Biodiversity management by local
self-governments and local level statutory institutions
3. Co-management - Biodiversity management by Joint Forest Management
Committees, Eco-development Committees and similar Government-supported community institutions
4. Protected Areas - Effective and innovative management practices by
management agencies of Protected Areas
The awards will be presented during the 11th Conference of Parties (CoP11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which will be held in October 2012 in Hyderabad.
The last date for receiving nominations is 10th June, 2012.
We request you to kindly share this information on your network. Call for Nomination and Nomination Formats are also attached with this email.