Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification Ibrahim Thiaw welcomes the…
The ambitious Great Green Wall for the Sahel and Sahara Initiative has received at least 14.326…
The nineteenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC…
The UNCCD Land for Life Award is back! We are looking for outstanding commitments and creative…

News & Events

13/01/2021
Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification Ibrahim Thiaw welcomes the announcement that the Government of Canada is set to invest up to 55 million Canadian dollars in the Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Fund. The Fund supports private sector projects in developing countries that use sustainable land management techniques to restore degraded ecosystems and adapt to green economies.
11/01/2021
En français Dear friends, 2021 must be the year to reconcile humanity with nature. Until now, we have been destroying our planet. We have…
11/01/2021
The ambitious Great Green Wall for the Sahel and Sahara Initiative has received at least 14.326 billion United States Dollars in new funding…
06/01/2021
Biodiversity is our life insurance, but it is under threat. The COVID19 crisis has dramatically changed our lives; and it has also brought…
04/01/2021
The negative image of the Sahel is a stranglehold on the great potential for development in the region. A more balanced narrative can…
04/01/2021
On 21 December, 2020. the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution on the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), forwarded for consideration by its Second Committee (Economic and Financial) at the conclusion of its session in December.

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

Sustainable Land Management

Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
Read more

The UNCCD e-library

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

 

Strengthening knowledge flows between UNCCD stakeholders