2012 Land for Life Award Winners

Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) in Haiti

 

The people of Haiti struggle with problems as a result of land degradation and lack of access to sanitation. Through building eco-san toilets, SOIL provides access to toilets to people who have none, and at the same time creates valuable organic fertilizer for community land restoration. Recognizing their innovative efforts, SOIL has been awarded 40,000 USD.   

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Miss Universe Leila Lopes announced the first winners of the Land for Life Award on the 2012 World Day to Combat Desertification 17 June during the Rio+20 Summit.