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Namibia

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

 • Reforest and increase the productivity of 13.8 km2 (1380 ha) forests that have been converted into croplands or shrubs, grasslands and sparse vegetation by 2040;
 • Improve the productivity of the 414,3 km2 (41 430 ha) forest area currently showing early signs of decline and having declining productivity by 2030;
• Improve the productivity of 104 013 km2  (10,4 M ha) of shrubs, grasslands and sparsely vegetated areas currently showing signs of declining productivity by 2040;
 • Improve the productivity of 14 849 km2  (1.5 M ha) of cropland by 2035;
 • Reduce bush encroachment on 18 880 km2 (1,9 M ha) by 2040;
 • Maintain the current soil organic carbon levels beyond 2040: Forests at 17 t/ha; Shrubs, grasslands, sparsely vegetated land, Cropland at 14 t/ha; Wetlands at 16 t/ha. 

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2015 English