UNCCD invites you to mobilize the youth around land as part of the solution to climate change
2020 Desertification and Drought Day will focus on links between consumption and land…
Land is the foundation of our societies. It allows economies to grow and prosper. Land provides more…
French and Spanish translations of the Land Degradation Neutrality Transformative Projects and…

News & Events

03/04/2020
La majorité des nouvelles maladies infectieuses humaines sont transmises par des animaux dont nous détruisons l’environnement, explique Ibrahim Thiaw, le secrétaire exécutif de la Convention des Nations unies sur la lutte contre la désertification.
31/03/2020
French and Spanish translations of the Land Degradation Neutrality Transformative Projects and Programmes: Operational guidance for country support, and French translation of the Manual for gender-responsive Land Degradation Neutrality transformative projects and programmes are now available.
26/03/2020
The international community is developing policy measures and actions to help the people most vulnerable to drought to take early action to…
19/03/2020
UNCCD invites you to mobilize the youth around land as part of the solution to climate change
19/03/2020
Land Degradation Neutrality for Water Security and Combatting Drought is a new briefing note released by the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD…
06/03/2020
The UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibraim Thiaw joined the International Gender Champions (IGC) network that unites over 240 active champions…

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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The Drought Toolbox

The Drought Toolbox provides UNCCD stakeholders with easy access to tools, case studies, and other relevant resources to support action on drought preparedness with the aim of boosting the resilience of people and ecosystems to drought.
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Countries with voluntary LDN targets

The Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting Programme supports countries to define LDN baselines and set voluntary LDN targets. All country information, including the country reports and/or country commitments to achieve LDN can be found on the Knowledge Hub.
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SPI Technical Reports 2019

The SPI produced these reports as part of their work programme objectives: 1. Provide refined guidance of land degradation neutrality; and, 2. Provide guidance to support the adoption and implementation of land-base intervention for drought management and mitigation.
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Capacity Building Marketplace

Explore a wealth of opportunities offered through the marketplace: scholarships, fellowships, internships and volunteering, as well as e-learning and university courses.
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Sustainable Land Management

Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
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The UNCCD e-library

Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management.
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