» Marisa Coetzee and Harry Biggs awarded Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management
30.05.2013 - Natural Sciences Sector

Marisa Coetzee and Harry Biggs awarded Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management

© UNESCO/P. Chiang-JooMichel Batisse Award 2013

The 2013 winner of the Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management has been announced by the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme, which met at UNESCO’s Headquarters from 27 to 30 May.

The $6,000 Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management was attributed to Marisa Coetzee and Harry Biggs (South Africa) for their case study concerning the South African Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Reserve.

This prize is awarded every two years in memory of Dr Michel Batisse for excellence in the management of the biosphere reserves in line with the recommendations of the Seville Strategy.




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