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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification: "Land for Life" Award

The UN Convention to Combat Desertification presents the "Land for Life" Award for inspiring efforts in land conservation and management.Eligibility is open to individuals and institutions worldwide that are making a significant and innovative contribution to reduce land degradation through land management, political leadership, policy, business, advocacy campaigns, and scientific research.  Editor's Note:  YPARD members can focus on the link between advances in agricultural science and resulting improvements in land management.Three awards will be granted from a total prize fund of up to US$100 thousand.  Information about the award is available in several languages.  The application deadline is 15 March 2013.