First-ever Wangari Maathai Award goes to Nepalese activist

Listen /

Narayan Kaji Shrestha

A new international forestry award that honours the memory of a Kenyan environmentalist was given to a dedicated activist from Nepal on Thursday.

Narayan Kaji Shrestha has received the first-ever Wangari Maathai Award, which recognizes efforts to improve and sustain forests.

Mr. Shrestha told Gerry Adams how he first became involved in community forest management.

Duration: 3’34″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

August 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031