Thursday, October 18, 2012

2013 Land for Life Award is now open

The application process for 2013 Land for Life Award is now open. The
deadline to apply is 15 March 2013.

The Land for Life award will recognize innovation and excellence in
sustainable land management, particularly efforts that enhance soils’
natural health and yield, and promote collaboration between policy
makers, scientists and communities.

The main goals of the Land for Life award are, among others:

*Recognize excellence and innovation in sustainable land management

*Provide winners with visibility and support to expand their work

*Inspire leadership for the restoration of soils' natural health and
the transformation of degraded land

The Land for Life award is at its second edition. The three winners of
the past edition, selected from 110 applications, were presented
during the global celebrations of World Day to Combat Desertification
in Rio de Janeiro on 17 June 2012. You might want to read more about
the winners in a special edition of UNCCD news at

For more information on the current edition of the award and on the
application process plase visit:

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