China has emerged as a champion in the fight against desertification by investing heavily in land…
UNCCD Parties decided at COP13 that the secretariat should commission a study on “The role that…
The seventeenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention…
Budapest, Hungary – The Hungarian Meteorological Service and the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge…

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13/11/2018
Budapest, Hungary – The Hungarian Meteorological Service and the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Center (DRMKC) of the European…
12/11/2018
China has emerged as a champion in the fight against desertification by investing heavily in land restoration efforts through several major…
09/11/2018
Seoul, Republic of Korea – The 2018 REDD+ International Symposium, organized by the Republic of Korea Forest Service (KFS), took place on 31…
07/11/2018
Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran – Around 100 representatives of UN organizations, Iranian national institutions and government agencies…
06/11/2018
Konya and Mersin, Turkey – The 16th International training on combating desertification took place on 22-27 October 2018, bringing together…
01/11/2018
Kyoto, Japan – The new Land Degradation Neutrality Initiative (GEO LDN Initiative), launched during the Group on Earth Observations Week…

Knowledge Hub

LDN Conceptual Framework

The Scientific Conceptual Framework for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN), developend by the UNCCD SPI, provides a bridge between the vision and the implementation of LDN in practice.
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UNCCD Science to Policy Weblog

11 October 2018 - Keith Bowers: Business could have a role in reversing desertification and restoring the landscape
13 September 2018 - Prof. Dr. Valdemar Rodrigues: Brazil sets up a novel model to reverse desertification
17 August 2018 - Mariam Traore: Governments agree on measures to help migrants fleeing degrading lands
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