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Eritrea

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

LDN at the national scale:
• LDN is achieved by 2030 as compared to 2015 and an additional 10 % of the national territory has improved (net gain)
• Improved Adhanet stoves dissemination is achieved by 2021 as compared to 2015 as key contribution to LDN.

LDN at the sub-national scale:
• LDN is achieved in Maekel province by 2030 as compared to 2015 (no net loss)
• LDN is achieved in Debub province by 2030 as compared to 2015 (no net loss) and an additional 27% of the province has improved (net gain)
• LDN is achieved in Gash Barka province by 2030 as compared to 2015 (no net loss) and an additional 12% of the province has improved (net gain)
• LDN is achieved in Anseba province by 2030 as compared to 2015 (no net loss)
• LDN is achieved in Northern Red Sea (NRS) province by 2030 as compared to 2015 (no net loss) and an additional 10% of the province has improved (net gain)
• LDN is achieved in Southern Red Sea (SRS) province by 2030 as compared to 2015 (no net loss) and an additional 5% of the province has improved (net gain).

Specific targets to avoid, minimize and reverse land degradation:
• Improve productivity of 10,954 sq km of cropland by 2030.
• Improve SOC stocks of 17,803 sq km in cropland and grasslands by 2030 as compared to 2015.
• Rehabilitate 17,853 sq kms of degraded and abandoned land for crop production by 2030
• Halt the conversion of forests and wetlands to other land cover classes by 2025.
• Restore 79 sq km of indigenous forest land.
• Increase forest cover by 10% by 2030 as compared to 2015.
• Reduce the rate of top soil loss (soil erosion) by 20% by 2030 as compared to 2015 estimate.
• Increase soil organic carbon by 10 t/ha in cropland achieved through SLM practices.

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2018 English
LDN Country Commitments 2018 English