Winners Of The National Environment Award, Edition Xiii, 2009
10 June 2009
A. INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY
Awarded to individuals in two subcategories:
1. Environmental Projects, 60,000 lempiras (Honduran currency): Projects in sustainable conservation, recovery and use of natural resources, as well as projects in protection and improvement of the environment, and ecological preservation at a national level.
Winner: Miguel Ángel Mansilla, Agriculture in Tires Project.
2. Environmental Education and Research, 60,000 lempiras: Research projects in science, education and environmental awareness.
Winner: Javier Alexander Maradiaga, Sounds of La Mosquitia.
B. COMMUNITY CATEGORY (One award) 85,000 lempiras.
Awarded to communities and associations that have organized voluntarily to improve the environmental condition of the communities where they live.
Winner: Asociación Juntas de Agua del Río Neteapa (AJANE) [Neteapa River Water Association].
C. INSTITUTIONAL CATEGORY
1. Non-Governmental Organizations/Civil Society/Companies, 110,000 lempiras: Awarded to juridical persons or institutions, whether they are NGOs, non-profit organizations or civil societies, that work on projects to improve and protect the environment, promoting the sustainable development of society in harmony with environmental equilibrium.
Winner: Global Village Project.
2. Cleaner Production Version (P+L), 110,000 lempiras: Awarded to companies or commercial or industrial partnerships in any productive sector, such as industrial, agricultural or service, that take environmental action beyond their formal commitments and provide an example of social responsibility in business.
Winner: Standard Fruit Honduras S.A.
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