Fighting For Sustainable Development

Profile of Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai who was recognized for her "holistic" approach to sustainable development.
October 8, 2004, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize was praised by the awarding committee as "a source of inspiration for everyone in Africa fighting for sustainable development, democracy and peace"...

Her campaign to mobilise poor women to plant some 30 million trees has been copied by other countries."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Friday, October 8, 2004 in BBC News
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