Land degradation neutrality (LDN) aims to halt the ongoing loss of healthy land through degradation. LDN creates a target to manage land degradation, through a dual-pronged approach of measures to avoid or reduce degradation of land, combined with measures to reverse past degradation.
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Capacity Building Marketplace is an exchange platform for those seeking and offering knowledge, training and opportunities related to the UNCCD’s mandate regarding the issues of capacity building. These resources are helpful for anyone…
Providing refined guidance for implementation of LDN, and guidance to support the adoption of land-based interventions for drought management and mitigation. The key messages of these reports will be considered in the deliberations of the Committee on Science and Technology and will help ensure a…
The Global Land Outlook regional thematic reports demonstrate that informed and responsible decision-making can help develop policies that respond to commitments to better manage and restore land resources, including SDG and associated objectives such as land degradation neutrality (LDN).
The UNCCD Knowledge Hub presents best practices in sustainable land management (SLM) technologies, including examples of best practices categorised by land use type and technology group. Policy makers, researchers, land users, and other stakeholders interested in land management can find practical…
The Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting Programme (LDN TSP) supports interested countries to define LDN baselines and set voluntary LDN targets. Browse the country reports and/or country commitments to achieve LDN here.
Overview of all countries per UNCCD Annex Search the Knowledge Hub for information per country: UNCCD National Focal Points (NFPs) UNCCD Science and Technology Correspondents (STCs) Roster of Experts nominated by country Parties UNCCD accredited Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Countries with…

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22-08-2019
The SPI works to translate current science into policy options that are relevant to the 197 Parties....
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Environmental Science & Policy journal special issue on Implementing Land Degradation Neutrality:....
09-08-2019
The number of publications on environmental footprint indicators has been growing rapidly, but with....
09-08-2019
The Land Degradation-Neutrality (LDN) framework of the United Nations Convention to Combat....