Tuesday, 22 May, is the International Day for Biological Diversity. This year’s theme is…
The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed every year to promote public awareness of…
The global economy will lose a whopping USD23 trillion by 2050 through land degradation, a review by…
The SPI is an innovative platform that facilitates dialogue between scientists and policy-makers and…

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22/05/2018
Tuesday, 22 May, is the International Day for Biological Diversity. This year’s theme is "Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity."…
18/05/2018
Cairo, Egypt – A regional workshop on the reporting requirements under the new UNCCD 2018-2030 Strategic Framework took place on 6–9 May,…
18/05/2018
Konya/Mesin, Turkey – The 14th International training on combating desertification took place between 9-14 May, 2018, bringing together 26…
15/05/2018
The global economy will lose a whopping USD23 trillion by 2050 through land degradation, a review by the United Nations Convention to Combat…
09/05/2018
8 May, 2018 – Tel Aviv, Israel – Focusing on the challenges and opportunities for developing sustainable agricultural practices in the arid…
09/05/2018
Promoting sustainable land use unifies our voices for bird conservation Birds are highly sensitive to their environments. With 30 per cent…

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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 May 2018 - Victor Tsang: "Gender=?" Probing the gender equation to get it right
10 April 2018 - Barron Joseph Orr: Fixing what the land is losing between the farm and your fork
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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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