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Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

Pakistan is committed to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) by 2030. The specific targets identified to achieve LDN at national level, by 2030, are as below:

  • Attain Land Degradation Neutrality in:
    •  At least 30 per cent of degraded forest
    •  At least 5 per cent of degraded croplands 
    •  At least 6 per cent of degraded grasslands (rangelands)
    • At least 10 per cent of degraded wetlands
  • Limiting conversion of forest lands/ grasslands/croplands to artificial land 
  • Converting other lands (bare lands) into croplands and productive lands to avoid soil loss/erosion and reverse land degradation
  • Reclaiming forest lands
  • Enforcement of Land Use Plans and sustainable management practices
  • Improved Climate Change Resilience for sustainable water management
  • Shift to Green Economy through social enterprise and businesses
Reference documents
LDN country commitments 2020 English