The UNCCD Land for Life Award is back! We are looking for outstanding commitments and creative…
Statement of UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw on the Global Initiative on Reducing Land…
M. Mathieu Ouédraogo, fondateur et président de Réseau MARP au Burkina Faso, a reçu les honneurs en…
Land use change is the primary transmission pathway for emerging infectious diseases, and the rate…

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24/11/2020
The UNCCD Land for Life Award is back! We are looking for outstanding commitments and creative approaches to combat desertification and…
23/11/2020
Statement of UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw on the Global Initiative on Reducing Land Degradation and Enhancing Conservation of…
20/11/2020
By UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw The German Advisory Council on Global Change’s recent report, Rethinking Land in the…
20/11/2020
Madame la Première ministre du Togo, Chers panélistes, Chers participants, La question de savoir comment créer de la richesse pour les…
16/11/2020
M. Mathieu Ouédraogo, fondateur et président de Réseau MARP au Burkina Faso, a reçu les honneurs en 2019, alors que le projet collectif qu’il porte s’est mérité le « Land for Life Award » décerné par la CNULCD.
03/11/2020
The UNCCD has received the 2020 SDG Custodian Agency award of the Group on Earth Observations Sustainable Development Goals (GEO SDG) Awards.

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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