In the annual awards, announced by The Vetiver Network International (TVNI), in January 2009, this blog was amonst four winners:
The awards are: Yoann Coppin of Madagascar. The best Picassa Vetiver Systems gallery. http://picasaweb.google.fr/Yoannmada/VetiverSystemMadagascar# for an excellent depiction of sand dune stabilization inMadagascar and the involvement of small farmers in plant materialproduction.
Alberto Rodriguez - Puerto Rico - The best Vetiver System Blog -http://vetiversolutions.blogspot.com/ Alberto Rodriguez has not onlycreated an excellent blog site “Vetiver Solutions”, but has providedus all an example of how powerful a VS blogsite can be. He has alsoshown 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 . http://www.journalontheland.blogspot.com/ Marco has shown greatinitiative in creating his blogsite “Journal of the Land”. It is bothin English and Italian and is full of innovative Vetiverapplications.
Tony Cisse – Senegal – The best Vetiver System Blog that combines a blog with Picassa picture albums . http://vetiversenegal.blogspot.com/
Congratulations to all winners, and congratulations to all who have taken the initiative to share VS information via the web.