Maria Eliza Manteca Oñate

2000 Laureate, Environment
Ecuador, Born 1956

Saving soil and livelihoods in the Ecuadorian Andes

September 26, 2013

Maria Eliza Manteca Oñate has every reason to be happy. For the past 13 years, since she won a Rolex Award in 2000, she and her colleagues at the Golondrinas Foundation in Ecuador have been working to reverse the damage done to the soil of the Cuenca...

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