Origin: The Tang Prize is awarded on a biennial basis, each with a cash reward of NT$40 million. Projects proposed by the laureates also receive a grant of up to NT$10 million.
Project Summary: Brundtland donated half of her grant (NT$5 million) to the Milgis Trust, a wildlife conservation organization operating in the Milgis Lugga area of Northern Kenya. Grant funds are used for “Community based conservation of wild African elephant in the Matthews and Ndoto mountain ecosystems, Northern Kenya.”
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