2021 International Terre des Femmes Award of Yves Rocher Foundation
The Yves Rocher Foundation invites applications for the “Women of the Earth” award to honor women for their achievements in environmental awareness, conservation, and solidarity. The 3rd edition in 2021, seeks applications under the theme “Seeds – the guardians of nutritive heritage and biodiversity”. Candidates must propose concrete actions, if possible involving local communities, which focus in preserving agricultural biodiversity, or promote the importance of seeds and the reproduction of seeds as common good of humanity. The winner receives a monetary award of €10 thousand. The international award is open to women worldwide involved in a project that helps to protect the environment through a non-profit organization. The closing date for applications is 30 November 2020.
The Terre de Femmes International Award will be presented to a woman or a collective of women committed to improving general awareness and understanding of seeds through tangible initiatives implemented by a not-for-profit organisation (an NGO, foundation, charity or association). The aim is to promote the key role played by seeds and seed reproduction in safeguarding the planet’s nutritive heritage and biodiversity.
In order to participate, kindly fill this application form and compile a complete dossier (maximum of 10 to 20 pages) including the following sections: • YOUR WORK (at least 1 year of existence): detailed aim (3 to 5 pages), location (on map), background and actual achievements, prospects, detailed table of the budget, and photos of the work. • YOU: your photo, your CV and your commitment to the environment. • YOUR ORGANISATION: its team, its partners, its network, any grants it receives.