The UN Food Systems Summit will be held during the UN General Assembly in New York on 23 September…
The second extraordinary session of the Conference of Parties (COP (ES-2) will take place from 6 to…
The Government of Côte d'Ivoire confirmed its willingness to host the UNCD COP 15) in May 2022.
Great Green Wall Accelerator: This dynamic team has started coordinating efforts among donors…

News & Events

Message from the UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw Excellences, Mesdames et messieurs, Lutter contre le changement climatique est…
On 14-15 September 2021, the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) and UNCCD conducted an expert review…
The UN Food Systems Summit will be held during the UN General Assembly in New York on 23 September 2021. It is expected to set the stage for…
12 September is the UN Day for South-South cooperation. Collaboration among peoples and countries of the global South that contributes to…
The UNCCD CSO Panel has released the latest issue of its newsletter. This issue introduces the recent news from the CSO network from May to…
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Ramsar Convention, the intergovernmental treaty which unites 171 countries to protect and…

Knowledge Hub

Tools for Land Degradation Neutrality

The Knowledge Hub provides knowledge, tools and guidance on Land Degradation Neutrality.
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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

The UNCCD Science-Policy Interface (SPI) promotes dialogue between scientists and policy makers on desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD). The SPI works to translate current science into policy-relevant recommendations.
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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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