The new installment of the UNCCD Science-Policy blog presents Chefs' Manifesto: a network of 700…
The UNCCD secretariat is issuing a call for an alternate observer of the Science Policy Interface…
This year's global observance event, hosted by Korea Forest Service (KFS), will take place online…
The series of films aims to celebrate the global observance of the Desertification and Drought Day…

News & Events

29/05/2020
What are the true consequences of poverty and climate change? What are the economics behind both? What is the UNCCD’s role in addressing…
22/05/2020
There is a lot of talk about getting back to normal after the COVID-19 crisis is over. And yet normal – business as usual – is what has made our planet and our societies vulnerable to crises in the first place.
20/05/2020
The new installment of the UNCCD Science-Policy blog presents Chefs' Manifesto: a network of 700 chefs from 70 countries who are championing…
20/05/2020
An interview by UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim with Deusche Welle about the land use change, zoonosis and the call for a new social…
20/05/2020
The UNCCD secretariat is issuing a call for an alternate observer of the Science Policy Interface (SPI) representing the civil society organizations (CSOs) accredited to the convention.
12/05/2020
With the right information about land, and the right tools to use it, countries can work together with Earth observation organizations…

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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