Bonn, Germany – The Executive Secretary of UNCCD Ms. Monique Barbut and the Executive Secretary of…
The seventeenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention…
In a positive environmental turn, a record 120 countries are in the process of setting voluntary…
The first global assessment of land degradation based on Earth observation data reported by…

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18/01/2019
Bonn, Germany – The Executive Secretary of UNCCD Ms. Monique Barbut and the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy…
18/01/2019
In a positive environmental turn, a record 120 countries are in the process of setting voluntary land degradation neutrality (LDN) targets…
08/01/2019
In the latest installment of the UNCCD science to policy weblog, Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir writes about Iceland's goal…
20/12/2018
Please join us to mark some of this year's achievements, all of which have been made possible thanks to cooperation and support of all UNCCD…
19/12/2018
The first global assessment of land degradation based on Earth observation data reported by governments will be presented and reviewed at…
17/12/2018
The UNCCD Executive Secretary Ms. Monique Barbut joined the global leadership network that unites over 200 female & male decision-makers…

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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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Countries with voluntary LDN targets

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UNCCD Science to Policy Weblog

7 January 2019 - Katrín Jakobsdóttir: Iceland counting on land to reach carbon neutrality by 2040
11 October 2018 - Keith Bowers: Business could have a role in reversing desertification and restoring the landscape
13 September 2018 - Prof. Dr. Valdemar Rodrigues: Brazil sets up a novel model to reverse desertification
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