2 results for tag: land rehabilitation


SOIL's Leah Page Accepts the UNCCD Land for Life Award in Doha, Qatar

As regular readers of the SOIL blog will already know, SOIl was lucky enough to be awarded the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification's Land for Life Award for our land rehabilitation projects in Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien.The award was officially presented last week in Doha, Qatar, and SOIL's Development Director Leah Page flew out there to accept the award on our behalf. A few weeks before the awards presentation, a filmmaker named John Liu paid the SOIL team in Haiti a visit, as well. He spent a few days venturing around with the SOILies in Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien, and has put together some really beautiful footage that ...

Shanghai Daily: "3 Organizations Share UNCCD Award for Land Conservation"

DOHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Three civil society organizations shared on Tuesday in Doha of Qatar the awards of "Land for Life," which was initiated by the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), as officials and experts around the world also gather here for the annual global climate talks. "Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) from Haiti, Conservation Efforts for Community Development (CECOD) from Uganda, and the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion (TEMA) took home international recognition and the financial awards," according to a press release from the organizers. The three organizations were recognized for their ...