Navigate Up
Sign In


 Content Editor ‭[4]‬

Success story

Collective and Family Woodlands in Tiogo Forest Reserve Improve Incomes and Land in Burkina Faso. The following success story addresses not only the biophysical but also the socio-cultural-economic issues in all its developmental stages, thus ensuring long-term sustainability.
> more


 Content Editor ‭[3]‬

Contact Regional Coordinating Unit (RCU) for Africa

CISSE, Boubacar
Programme Officer
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1, D-53113 Bonn, Germany
Tel: +49 228 815 2832
Fax: +49228 815 2898/9
JunJuly 2017Aug

> view all

 Summary Links



 Content Editor ‭[1]‬


Addressing desertification, land degradation and drought in Africa

Two thirds of the African continent is desert or drylands. There are extensive agricultural drylands, almost three quarters of which have been estimated to be already degraded at different  degrees. The region is affected by frequent and severe droughts.

 Content Editor ‭[2]‬


Africa: Regional cooperation

All African countries are Parties to the UNCCD . They build their shared regional objectives in implementing the UNCCD into a regional action programme (RAP).

Quick access

  • Prais
  • UNCCD Capacity Building Marketplace