Songdo, Republic of Korea – UNCCD participated in the annual NAP Expo to explore the potential of…
The fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties will take place from 2 to 13 September 2019…
In a positive environmental turn, a record 120 countries are in the process of setting voluntary…
Out of concern that “desertification and drought are problems of global dimension in that they…

News & Events

Santiago, Chile – The UNCCD coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Mr. Jose Miguel Torrico met with India's Ambassador in…
Songdo, Republic of Korea – UNCCD participated in the annual NAP Expo to explore the potential of pursuing climate change adaptation and…
The UNCCD welcomes requests from seasoned journalists for sponsorship to cover and report on two global events. A high-level global…
This year’s Future Policy Award (FPA), presented by the World Future Council (WFC), will honor laws and policies that promote youth…
The fourteenth session of the Conference of the Parties is scheduled to take place from 2 to 13 September 2019 at the India Expo Center and…
Bonn, Germany – UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw met with Ms. Karyna Gomes, a popular Creole singer and composer from Guinea Bissau…

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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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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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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Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management.
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