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  • Adib’s nursery and eco-lodge: supporting private enterprises on SocotraAdib’s nursery and eco-lodge: supporting private enterprises on SocotraSep 10, 2013Adib’s family was always interested in agriculture and kept a home vegetable garden. With the support from UNDP’s project, the family converted the home garden to much needed nursery. This is very crucial says Adib to protect and conserve the unique biodiversity in the Socotra Archipelago.

  • Equator Prize 2010 goes to Rosh Community from SocotraEquator Prize 2010 goes to Rosh Community from SocotraAug 25, 2013The Rosh community was nominated for the prize by UNDP-GEF Socotra Governance and Biodiversity Project, which has been working in the island since June 2009. The project supported the community in preparing the presentation materials of the Equator Prize Award Ceremony which followed the Community Summit during the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September. Rosh delegates were supposed to personally attend.

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