Land degradation neutrality (LDN) is a new initiative intended to halt the ongoing loss of healthy land through degradation. LDN creates a target for managing land degradation, through a dual-pronged approach of measures to avoid or reduce degradation of land, combined with measures to reverse past…
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…
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.
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 UNCCD weblog is designed for scientists, experts, practitioners, policy-makers and journalists to share their insights, expertise and ideas with other UNCCD stakeholders. It is also a means for the UNCCD to reach out to the general public and promote specific issues of interest in an…
The Global Land Outlook (GLO) is a strategic communications platform and publication that demonstrates the central importance of land quality to human well-being, assesses current trends in land conversion, degradation and loss, identifies the driving factors and analyzes the impacts, provides…
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 voluntary LDN targets Overview of all…

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