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Dominica

Overview of LDN Targets

LDN is achieved by 2030 as compared to 2015 and an additional 20% of degraded lands of the national territory are improved.

LDN sub-targets:

  • LDN is achieved in Saint Andrew and Saint David parishes in the country by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline (no net loss). It corresponds to the areas with most degradation in the country.
  • LDN is achieved in Saint John parish of the country by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline plus an additional 15% has improved (net gain). It corresponds to the areas where the improving conditions are one of the best in Dominica.
  • LDN is achieved in the Saint Patrick and Saint Joseph parishes of the country by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline plus an additional 10% has improved (net gain). It corresponds to the areas where there is not much degradation and the stable and improving conditions are one of the best on the country.
  • Improve by 20% the productivity and Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) stocks in cropland and grasslands for the entire country by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline.
  • Reduce the rate of soil erosion by 15% for the entire country by 2030.
  • Increase forest cover by 15% by 2030 as compared to 2015 (based on LUC results of the baseline).
  • Improve local data and develop a mechanism for the collection and management of land productivity and soil organic carbon (SOC) data for future monitoring needs.
Reference documents
LDN TSP country report 2021 English
LDN country commitments 2021 English