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Asia-Pacific High-Level Consultation on Financing for Development
The Asia-Pacific High-Level Consultation on Financing for Development, co-sponsored and co-organized by UNESCAP, Government of Indonesia, The Russian Government, UNDP, ADB/Institute and Green Technology Centre of Korea, held on April 29-30, 2015 in Jakart > more
National Action Plan to prevent land degradation for the period 2016-2020 has been approved in Belarus
Belarus Government has approved the Strategy on the realization of the UNCCD and the National Action Plan to prevent land degradation (including soil) for the period 2016-2020. > more
The International Water Forum, on April 2-3, 2015 at Mizan Business Centre, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Focusing on the Important Aspects of Rational and Effective Use of Water Resources and Environment Protection, organized by Ministry of Nature Protection and Ministry of Water Economy, Government of Turkmenistan > more
International Symposium ‘Steppes of Northern Eurasia’
Seventh International Symposium ‘Steppes of Northern Eurasia" will take place on 26 May – 31 May 2015 in Orenburg, Russia > more
National Stakeholder Dialogue on Drought Management in Ukraine
Second National Stakeholder Dialog on drought management took place on December 12 in Ukraine > more
Five Central Asian countries agreed to support the ELD initiative in Central Asia
At the meeting of the Interstate Commission on Sustainable Development in Central Asia countries representatives supported the launch of the initiative "Economics of Land Degradation" in the region > more
Scientific conference “Afforestation and desertification 2014”, 21 October 2014, Moscow, Russia
Scientists have discussed ways to combat desertification and land degradation on a conference “Afforestation and desertification 2014” in Moscow, Russia > more
The World Day to Combat Desertification, 17 June in Central and Eastern Europe
See how Central and Eastern Europe celebrated the World Day to Combat Desertification on 17 June > more
Land Day 6
Land Day 6, on the theme, “Land Degradation Neutrality - A Response to the 2020 Aichi Targets,” will take place on Monday, 15 October 2012 at the Rio Conventions Pavilion in Hyderabad, India. > more
CSO accreditation "Maintaining your observer status under the UNCCD"
1/03/2012: The UNCCD secretariat, following decision 5/COP10, is requesting the accredited civil society organizations to confirm their interest to continue being observers to the COP. > more
"Tomorrow Today. Learning to build a sustainable future"
Through education about desertification, land degradation and drought we learn mundate things such as the nuances between deserts and desertification. We learn also how to address desertification and land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought > more
Buenos Aires named World Book Capital 2011
The city of Buenos Aires was selected for the quality and variety of its proposed programme > more
Climate change and drylands
Policy brief for the Commission on Climate Change and Development > more
Reducing Global Warming:The Potential of Organic Agriculture
Rodale/FiBL policy brief > more
Agriculture and Food Security in Africa’s Drylands:
Meeting the realities of small-scale farmers > more
Spreading the word:
Lessons in networking and using media to advocate for sustainable land use in the drylands > more
Copyright for Librarians
Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Launch "Copyright for Librarians", an Online Open Curriculum on Copyright Law > more
Human and socioeconomic consequences of desertification
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Servicio de Publicaciones, 2009; 276p > more
Land Administration for Sustainable Development
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) new publication > more
Climate change in the African drylands
Options and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation > more
World Book Summit
The day after tomorrow
A handbook on the future of economic policy in the developing world > more
Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature
A synthesis of the approach, conclusions and recommendations of TEEB > more
The Role of the Desertification Convention in the Early 21st Century
Bo Kjellen > more
Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response
Prepared by the Environment Management Group > more
The Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation, and Drought
Toward an Integrated Global Assessment - ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 150 > more
Summary of Ministerial Meeting on Forests at FAO
The Ministerial Meeting on Forests and the seventeenth session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Committee on Forestry were held at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, from 14-19 March 2005. The meetings attracted over 600 participants from gove > more
Regional workshop on scientific research plans in Khartoum, Sudan
Desertification is a major environmental and a socio-economic problem with negative effects on the livelihood of the population in the arid, semiarid and dry sub-humid regions of the world in general and the developing countries in particular. It degrades > more
Overview of the World's Commodity Exchanges
Taking a new look at commodity issues. The role of commodities in the development process was the topic for the second day of the UNCTAD Commission on Trade in Goods, Services and Commodities, meeting in Geneva from 6 to 10 February. > more
Overview of the World' s Commodity Exchanges
Taking a new look at commodity issues. The role of commodities in the development process was the topic for the second day of the UNCTAD Commission on Trade in Goods, Services and Commodities, meeting in Geneva from 6 to 10 February. > more
Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources including Energy
Related to the Financial Perspectives 2007-2013, the European Commission DG Development adopted on 25 January 2006 seven thematic programmes. These are complementary to the geographical programmes also proposed by the EC. One of these thematic programmes > more
Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble
by Lester R. Brown > more
2nd World Water Development Report
This brochure presents the upcoming 2nd United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR2) entitled 'Water, a Shared Responsibility', which will be launched on World Water Day, 22 March 2006, at the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico City, Mexico > more
"Desertification- Averting a Looming Disaster".
Publication of SangSaeng Vol.15 > more
Global Deserts Outlook
Assessment report > more
The Water Atlas
Traditional knowledge to combat desertification > more
Climate and Land Degradation
Environmental Science and Engineering Series > more
One Planet, Many People
Atlas of Our Changing Environment > more
World Book and Copyright Day - April 23
World Book and Copyright Day - proclaimed by UNESCO in 1996 > more
Trends in Sustainable Development 2008-2009
Agriculture, Rural development, Land, Desertification, Drought > more
The Future of Arid Lands-Revisited
A Review of 50 Years of Drylands Research > more
More than rain
Identifying pathways for climate change and poverty reduction > more
Global assessment of land degradation and improvement
Identification by remote sensing GLADA report No.5 > more
Directory of Open Access Journals
Welcome to the Directory of Open Access Journals > more
Forced Migration Review
Climate Change and Displacement > more
People in Marginal Drylands
Managing Natural Resources to Improve Human Well-being > more
Chad Parliamentarians in Bonn for a working session
The Hon. Dr. Haroun Kabadi, President of the National Assembly of Chad and Chair of the Steering Committee of the UNCCD Parliamentarian Forum led a delegation of Parliamentarians, from Chad, to meet Executive Secretary Luc Gnacadja at the UNCCD offices. > more

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