Drought remains one of the most misunderstood and damaging natural hazards for people and ecosystems…
Six weeks after the launch of UNCCD Land Anthem, composed and performed by award-winning musicians…
To celebrate 25 years of remarkable positive impact on land, people, communities and society, the…
Nominations are now open for the 41st Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel…

News & Events

24/01/2020
Drought remains one of the most misunderstood and damaging natural hazards for people and ecosystems. With climate change, drought challenges are visibly increasing even in green countries such as Germany.
21/01/2020
To celebrate 25 years of remarkable positive impact on land, people, communities and society, the UNCCD secretariat launched a collection of land-related commemorative items at UNCCD headquarters in Bonn, Germany.
21/01/2020
Six weeks after the launch of UNCCD Land Anthem, composed and performed by award-winning musicians and UNCCD Land Ambassadors Ricky Kej and Baaba Maal, more than 300 000 people enjoyed the official music video released on World Soil Day.
16/01/2020
Nominations are now open for the 41st Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. The Swedish Foundation behind…
06/01/2020
Nouakchott hosted an important conference on Environment and Sustainable Development on Thursday, 26 December 2019. The conference was…
24/12/2019
Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) can directly support the achievement of more than three-quarters of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets…

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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