The inherent, long-term potential of the land to sustainably generate ecosystem services (UNEP, 2016), which reflects the capacity and resilience of the land-based natural capital, in the face of ongoing environmental change.
(Source: Orr et al. 2017. Scientific Conceptual Framework for Land Degradation Neutrality. A Report of the Science-Policy Interface. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Bonn, Germany. http://www2.unccd.int/sites/default/files/documents/2017-08/LDN_CF_repo…)