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The Executive Secretary of the UNCCD, discusses the links between different UN conventions and why land degradation is a key issue for both climate change and biodiversity loss.





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Land Day 6

“Land Degradation Neutrality - A Response to the 2020 Aichi Targets

Land Day 6 is a forum designed to allow candid discussion about tough policy  questions among all stakeholders, outside the negotiating room. The Aichi target of  restoring 15% of degraded land and the target on the sustainable management of the land under agriculture, aquaculture and forests are particularly relevant.
Land Day 6, on the theme, “Land Degradation Neutrality - A Response to the 2020 Aichi Targets,”took place on Monday, 15 October 2012 at the Rio Conventions Pavilion in Hyderabad, India during CBD COP11.


The speakers showcased the benefits of a synergetic implementations of the Rio Conventions using  successful initiatives that, at once, conserve biodiversity and restore degraded land.

Read a Summary Report of Land Day 6.


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