Progressio-Programa Agroforestal, Alianza del Campesino con el Arbol

A non-governmental organisation which has mobilised 3,300 farmers to plant more than one and a half million trees in the Nizao River Valley and to protect the catchment area. It has promoted family forestry projects to meet local food and woodfuel needs.

Monday, 18 July 2011 15:09

Idelisa Bonnelly de Calventi, FUNDEMAR

Idelisa Bonnelly de Calventi, FUNDEMAR

A marine biologist in the Dominican Republic where she established one of the first marine research stations in the Caribbean.

In 1986 she helped establish the silver bank humpback whale sanctuary to protect the largest north Atlantic population of this endangered species.