The Changwon initiative intends to complement activities being undertaken in line with The Strategy (10-year strategic plan and framework to enhance the implementation of the Convention, 2008-2018) and in accordance with COP 10 decisions.
The main components of the Changwon Initiative include: 1) enhancing the scientific process of the UNCCD, 2) mobilizing additional resources and facilitating partnership arrangements, and 3) supporting a global framework for the promotion of best practices.
An overview of the Changwon Initiative:
Mobilizing additional resources and facilitating partnership arrangements
Promotion of partnership arrangements:
Enhanced support to NAP alignment processes
Preventive policies and mitigation addressing dust and sand storms
Synergies between national processes on SLM, climate change and biodiversity
SLM initiatives through South-South and North-South cooperation
Engaging the private sector:
One of the Land for Life winners, "Conservation Efforts for Community Development" (Uganda) in action