A book highlighting how communities and countries are practically putting life back into the two…
Wuwei City, Republic of China – 180 representatives from over 20 countries have gathered on 12-13…
Brazil has committed US$100 million dollars raised from domestic environmental fines to finance…
Reykjavik, Iceland – The UNCCD was invited to give the opening address at SERE Europe 2018 , an…

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14/09/2018
31 years ago, the Montreal Protocol was signed to protect the Earth’s ozone layer. On 16 September, nations come together to celebrate the…
14/09/2018
Wuwei City, Republic of China – 180 representatives from over 20 countries have gathered on 12-13 September in the northwest China's Gansu…
13/09/2018
Brazil has committed US$100 million dollars raised from domestic environmental fines to finance activities to reverse land degradation in an…
12/09/2018
Reykjavik, Iceland – The UNCCD was invited to give the opening address at SERE Europe 2018 , an event that has attracted over 400…
11/09/2018
A book highlighting how communities and countries are practically putting life back into the two billion hectares of land we have degraded…
05/09/2018
Bonn, Germany – The checklist is a tool prepared to help country-level project developers and their technical and financial partners to…

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

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
9 July 2018 - Oumar Sylla and Everlyne Nairesiae: Progress in Land Indicators
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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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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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The UNCCD e-library

Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management. Access online catalog here.
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Explore knowledge platforms on desertification, land degradation and drought from around the world. 
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