UNCCD Invites Nominations for 2013 Land for Life Award

14 November 2012: The Secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has invited nominations for the 2013 Land for Life Award.

The award recognizes innovation and excellence in sustainable land management. It targets outstanding initiatives, from land management to political leadership, policy, business practices, advocacy campaigns and scientific findings. Three winners will be selected, and the winners will be granted awards from a total prize fund of up to US$100,000.

The deadline for submitting nominations is 15 March 2013. [UNCCD Press Release]