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Sri Lanka

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

• Halt the conversion of forests and wetlands to other land cover classes.
• Restore and improve degraded forest (80% in the dry zone and 20% in the wet zone).
• Increase forest cover from 29% to 32%.
• Reduce rate of soil degradation to improve land productivity and Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) stocks.
• Reduce soil erosion of lands cultivated with annual and plantation crops.

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