Canada to support land restoration in developing countries

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UNCCD News

Bonn, 13 January 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. 

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, announced the commitment at the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity held Monday, January 11, in Paris, France, hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron in cooperation with the UN and the World Bank. 

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