The 2021 Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize, goes to Marthe Wandou, Vladimir Sliwjak, Freda Huson and the Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE).
10 Jan 2021
Master embroiderer Felix Quisbert Gutierrez, an artisan who creates folkloric dance costumes, laments the economic and cultural effects of the shuttering of his 50-year-old business as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and worries what the cancelling of celebrations and parties will mean long-term for those dependent on these activities for their livelihoods.
29 Jun 2019
Yacouba Sawadogo started planting trees in northern Burkina Faso in 1980 to stop desertification. Now at 80 he has won the Right Livelihood award and looks back to see the fruits of his labor.
18 Jun 2019
After food price hikes people in Nigeria have to find new ways of managing their livelihood.
27 Mar 2018
Livelihood intervention programme targets 5,000 people in 2018