Yoann Coppin of Madagascar. The best Picassa Vetiver Systems gallery - $500. http://picasaweb.google.fr/Yoannmada/VetiverSystemMadagascar#
Yoann Coppin for an excellent depiction of sand dune stabilization in Madagascar and the involvement of small farmers in plant material production
Alberto Rodriguez - Puerto Rico - The best Vetiver System Blog - $250.
Alberto Rodriguez has not only created an excellent blog site “Vetiver Solutions”, but has provided us all an example of how powerful a VS blogsite can be. He has also shown initiative in helping others to develop blogsites. He has also established the Caribbean Vetiver Network Google Group
Marco Forti - Italy - The best Vetiver System Blog with new ideas - $250. http://www.journalontheland.blogspot.com/ Marco has shown great initiative in creating his blogsite “Journal of the Land”. It is both in English and Italian and is full of innovative Vetiver applications.
Tony Cisse – Senegal – The best Vetiver System Blog that combines a blog with Picassa picture albums - $250.
Congratulations to you all, and congratulations to all of you who have taken the initiative to share VS information via the web.
Winners will receive a certificate and a check from TVNI.
In January 2010 TVNI will make awards for the: best website, most innovative blog site, the most valuable and informative Picassa gallery album, and the best DVD movie uploaded to Google video (http://www.google.com/video) - max length 30 minutes. More than one movie allowed. Each prize will be worth $250.
GO FOR IT!!