“SDG Indigenous Heroes”

Celebrating UNDP  Equator Prize Winners, serving as earth warriors protecting the earth with unique local sustainability solutions grown from indigenous wisdom. The Equator Initiative brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organizations

to recognize and advance local sustainable development solutions for

people, nature and resilient communities. 

MALDETE (BENKI) DA SILVA PIANCO, ASSOCIATION OF ASHANINKA PEOPLE OF THE AMÔNIA RIVER, BRAZIL, UN Equator Prize Winner

NAILA RIVZI, BALISTAN WILDLIFE CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, PAKISTAN, UN Equator Prize Winner

AOUA CHERIF DOUMBIA, THE MALI ELEPHANT PROJECT, MALI, UN Equator Prize Winner

Kamal Kumbhar, India, UN Equator Prize Winner

YAKAGI KUIKURO MEHINAKU, XINGU INDIGENOUS LAND ASSOCIATION, BRAZIL, UN Equator Prize Winner