Bonn, Germany – The 2018WDCD campaign "Land has true value. Invest in it" ran from 1-30 June, 2018…
Seoul, Republic of Korea – The First Global Land Degradation Neutrality Forum, organized by the…
Da Nang, Viet Nam – The sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) gathered on 27 June,…
Twenty years have passed since the last atlas of desertification was published. Within that short…

News & Events

12/07/2018
Bonn, Germany – The 2018WDCD campaign "Land has true value. Invest in it" ran from 1-30 June, 2018 to raise awareness of the impact that our…
10/07/2018
Doha, Qatar – The first national workshop on combating desertification and land degradation, organized by the Ministry of Municipality and…
10/07/2018
Muscat, Oman – A national workshop, organized by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) took place on 25-28 June 2018,…
05/07/2018
Seoul, Republic of Korea – The First Global Land Degradation Neutrality Forum, organized by the Government of Republic of Korea in…
04/07/2018
Khon Kaen, Thailand – The 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) National Campaign, co-sponsored by the Land Development Department…
03/07/2018
The first online course on gender and land degradation was launched last week at the 6th Global Environment Fund (GEF) Assembly in Da Nang,…

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

9 July 2018 - Oumar Sylla and Everlyne Nairesiae: Progress in Land Indicators
29 May 2018 - Vikram Mehta: Recurring droughts are clear and present dangers
11 May 2018 - Victor Tsang: "Gender=?" Probing the gender equation to get it right
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Global Land Outlook

The Global Land Outlook (GLO) is a strategic communication platform that demonstrates the central importance of land quality to human well-being.
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Share your best practices on SLM Technologies

Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
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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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Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management. 
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Explore knowledge platforms on desertification, land degradation and drought from around the world. 
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