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Suriname

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

Suriname has agreed that “LDN will most likely be achieved by 2030”.

LDN Sub-targets

  • LDN is achieved in the district of Saramacca by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline plus an additional 15% has improved (net gain). [Challenging approach] This corresponds to the areas where there is not much degradation and the stable and improving conditions are one of the best on the country.
  • LDN is achieved in the districts of Coronie and Commewijne by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline plus an additional 10% has improved between the two districts (net gain). [Challenging approach] This corresponds to the areas where there is not much degradation and the improving condition is one of the best on the country.
  • Improve productivity and Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) stocks in cropland and grasslands for the entire country by 2030, compared to the 2015 baseline, through
    • Sustainable land management practices and soil erosion prevention methods.
    • Increase institutional capacity for SLM in key institutions
    • Support an integrated information system on land use (National Planning Office, MI-GLIS, NIMOS, SBB, CELOS-NARENA, Central Bureau of Statistics etc.)

 

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2020 English
LDN Country Commitments 2020 English