Wangari Maathai Award

The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) launched the first Wangari Maathai Award in 2012 to honour the memory of Kenyan Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, who championed forests around the world, the award recognizes outstanding individuals who have helped preserve, restore and sustainably manage forests and to raise awareness of the key role forests play in supporting local communities, rural livelihoods, women and the environment.

For more information see: CPF website

Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace