Date of Ratification
Annex I: Africa

National Focal Points

UNCCD Accredited CSOs

National Action Programmes

  • Botswana - National Action Programme, 2006, English

Voluntary LDN Targets (Optional)

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

Avoiding new degradation 

By 2030, all non-degraded land (100%) remains at the same state

Reducing existing degradation 

By 2030, the land degradation sources in Kgalagadi, Ghanzi, Ngamiland and Central districts are addressed

By 2030, land productivity and Soil Organic Carbon stocks are improved by 1% across all land types

By 2030, forest degradation is reduced by 10%

Restoring degraded land 

By 2030, three restoration programmes are initiated in selected hotspots using appropriate technology (passive or active restoration)

By 2030, five percent (5 %) of degraded grassland is rehabilitated

By 2030, an additional 5% of the national territory is in a healthy state (compared to 2015)

*An unofficial translation into English is provided for countries which articulated their targets in other languages.
  • Botswana - LDN Country Commitments, 2023, English
  • Botswana - LDN TSP Country Report, 2023, English

National Drought Plans

  • Botswana - National Drought Plan, 2020, English

Country reports