Statement by UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw This year International Women’s Day…
The nineteenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC…
Land is the foundation of our societies and is a cornerstone to global food security and…
UNCCD relies on the input of expert women in implementing its mandate. In particular, the members of…

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05/03/2021
Statement by UNCCD Executive Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw This year International Women’s Day celebrates the theme ‘Women in leadership…
03/03/2021
UNCCD relies on the input of expert women in implementing its mandate. In particular, the members of our Science-Policy interface (SPI)…
26/02/2021
This year World Wildlife Day celebrates the theme ‘Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet’. Currently, up to 350 million people live within or close by forests, including some of our most ecologically diverse ecosystems.
25/02/2021
Inna Modja is a Malian actress and singer who topped the charts across continents. She has appeared in the Great Green Wall documentary…
24/02/2021
Updated just in time for CRIC19, the UNCCD conference will be indispensable to the participants of the first-ever fully virtual gathering of the convention Parties in March.
19/02/2021
In this corner of the UNCCD, I will occasionally share my thoughts and highlight significant developments of interest to our readers 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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Sustainable Land Management

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