The UNCCD Secretariat joins the momentum towards the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) tha…
By the end of the 13th meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertifica…
The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD are supporting interested countries in the nat…
The UNCCD Science-Policy Interface (SPI) released the Scientific Conceptual Framework for Land Degra…

News & Events

16/10/2017
Bonn, 14 October 2017 – the historic Marktplatz in the center of Bonn came alive with lively crowds, festive music, fun activities and color…Read more
13/10/2017
The UNCCD Secretariat joins the momentum towards the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) that takes place in Bonn this November by l…Read more
22/09/2017
Next year, Ecuador will host the global observance of World Day to Combat Desertification. The announcement was made by the GRULAC represent…Read more
19/09/2017
15 September 2017 – Ordos, China – By the end of the 13th meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification,…Read more
14/09/2017
12 September 2017 – Ordos, China – The Land Degradation Neutrality Fund (LDN Fund) was launched on 12 September 2017 at the 13th Conference…Read more
13/09/2017
12 September 2017 – Ordos, China – “Consumption of the earth's natural reserves has doubled in the last 30 years, with a third of the planet…Read more

Knowledge Hub

LDN Conceptual Framework

The Scientific Conceptual Framework for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN), developend by the UNCCD SPI, provides a bridge between the vision and the implementation of LDN in practice.
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Global Land Outlook

The Global Land Outlook (GLO) is a strategic communication platform that demonstrates the central importance of land quality to human well-being.
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Share your best practices on SLM Technologies

Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
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Capacity Building Marketplace

Explore a wealth of opportunities offered through the marketplace: scholarships, fellowships, internships and volunteering, as well as e-learning and university courses.
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The UNCCD e-library

Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management. 
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Knowledge Sharing Systems

Explore knowledge platforms on desertification, land degradation and drought from around the world. 
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LDN Target-Setting Building Blocks

Discover the building blocks for Land Degradation Neutrality target setting. Each building block contains concrete advice and steps needed to engage in the LDN target-setting process. 
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