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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

• LDN will be achieved by 2030 and an additional 5% of degraded lands of the national territory are improved.

LDN sub-targets:
• LDN is achieved in the Saint John Capisterre, Christ Church Nichola Town and Saint Mary Cayon areas in the island of Saint Kitts by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline (no net loss). It corresponds to the areas with most degradation in St Kitts.
• LDN is achieved in the Saint James Windward area in the island of Nevis by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline (no net loss). It corresponds to the areas with most degradation in Nevis.
• LDN is achieved in Saint George Basseterre parcel of the island of Saint Kitts by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline plus an additional 5% has improved (net gain) [Challenging approach: where the capital of the country is]. It corresponds to the areas where there is not much degradation and the stable and improving conditions are one of the best on the island.
• LDN is achieved in Saint George Gingerland parcel of the island of Nevis by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline plus an additional 5% has improved (net gain) [Challenging approach: where the capital of the country is]. It corresponds to the areas where there is not much degradation and the stable and improving conditions are one of the best on the island.
• Improve productivity and Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) stocks in cropland and grasslands for the entire country by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline.

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2019 English
LDN Country Commitments 2019 English