Since 2002, the award has honored the unsung heroes of conservation, celebrating the recipient’s achievements and supporting ongoing work in conserving nature or culture in Africa. The award includes a $25,000 grant.
Past recipients of the National Geographic Society/Buffett Award have conducted conservation research on elephants and the bush-meat trade in Tanzania, worked to ensure that local communities in Ugandabenefit from conservation initiatives, developed sustainable agricultural practices for small farmers in Cameroon, and more.
Nominations must be received no later than January 30, 2017.
More info at http://nationalgeographic.org/awards/buffett/2017-africa-nominations
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Published December 27, 2016