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Eswatini

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

• Increase forest cover through Afforestation/Agroforestry in existing forests; areas of shrubs/grassland; wetlands; croplands by 465,290 ha;
• Increase by 10% net land productivity in all land cover categories through SLM practices;
• Improve by 50% productivity and SOC stocks in cropland and grasslands by 2030 as compared to 2015;
• Increase Protected Area land coverage from 70 000 ha to 113 000 ha by 2022;
• Rehabilitate 115,000 ha of degraded and abandoned land for crop production by 2030;
• Reduce current annual loss of forest to cropland of 9.1 km2 to 4 km2 by 2022 and achieve zero forest loss by 2030;
• Reduce the rate of soil sealing (conversion to artificial land cover) by 30% by 2030 as compared to 2010.

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2018 English
LDN Country Commitments 2017 English