Community Group or Nonprofit Association: Grassroots
The Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society (AWES) was formed in 2010 out of the Woodlot Extension Program, a government initiative to encourage sustainable development of private forests.
The non-profit restructured and added agroforestry to its mandate in recognition of the prevalence of agriculture within and around these forests.
“When it started in 2010, its primary purpose was education,” says executive director Noel St Jean. “We ...
There are no other finalists in this category.