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 IN THE NEWS

New Collaboration Between Dominican Minister of the Environment and CEES

"Environmentally andSocially Sustainable Economic Growth (ESSEG) program has begun a partnershipwith a force of nature.  Thanks tothe timely intervention of the USAID offices in Santo Domingo, CEES has connecteddirectly with the Minister of the Secretary of State for the EnvironmentandNatural Resources (SEMARENA) of the Dominican Republic, Dr. Jaime DavidFernandez Mirabal." Click here to read more.

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Miches Water Committees Win Awards at Water for People Conference in the Dominican Republic

Two prizes for a total of $7,000 (US) were awarded to two Miches communities from Water for People (WfP) attheir organizational conference held in Santo Domingo on April 15, 2009.ESSEGstaff helped to form the committees in the two communities and to prepare them forthe competition at the conference. Click here to read more.

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New York Times Science front page devoted to CEES' ESSEG program

"[...] the researchers, from the Center for Environment, Economy and Society, at Columbia, haveRevisions begun a sweepingeffort to identify and repair problems in the town and region and to capitalize on their assets. They have recruited fishermen volunteers to count marine mammals, assess the health of coral reefs and measure the effect of invasive water plants. With townspeople, they are devising projects to improve sanitation. And they are working with farmers and fishermen to determine fair compensation for people who contribute to better offshore water quality by keeping their cattle away from inland streams." Click hereto read more.

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