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Three Civil Society Organizations Win the USD100,000 Land for Life Award

04/12/2012- Three civil society organizations, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) from Haiti, Conservation Efforts for Community Development (CECOD) from Uganda and the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion (TEMA) of Turkey took home international recognition and financial awards totaling 100,000 United States dollars and medals at an evening gala held in Doha, Qatar on 3 December.

They won the global Land for Life Award that attracted over 100 applicants, and were recognized for their innovative, inspiring and transformative work to increase the natural health of soils and restore its productivity.

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