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LDN and poverty

Land degradation can generate or reinforce poverty and inequality by disproportionally affecting populations that largely depend on land resources for their livelihood.

Jointly developed by Global Mechanism of the UNCCD, Conservation International and German Development Institute, this briefing note explores interlinkages between land degradation, poverty and inequality, making the case that investing in Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and the SDG Target 15.3 – matters for some of the most pressing country priorities, such as ending poverty (SDG 1) and reducing inequality (SDG 10).

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