Bonn, Germany – UNCCD has been actively participating in the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference to pr…
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…
For the Science-Policy Interface, deadline: 4 December 2017. The call is open to scientists from all…

News & Events

14/11/2017
Power capacity from renewables increased by 9% from 2015 to 2016. 3 billion people will be using unsustainably produced biomass energy by 2030. Recovering the more than 500 million hectares of degraded land to meet growing demand for renewables is urgently need and possibleRead more
14/11/2017
Calling for establishment of facility to secure financing for large projects addressing global challenges and achieving Sustainable Developm…Read more
13/11/2017
Bonn, Germany – UNCCD has been actively participating in the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference to promote the importance of healthy land and…Read more
13/11/2017
The first edition of the Global Land Outlook (GLO) was published in September 2017, receiving warm welcome from focal points and plenty of a…Read more
02/11/2017
Geneva, Switzerland – 31 October 2017 – The UN Library in Geneva partnered with the World Future Council, the UN Convention to Combat Desert…Read more
26/10/2017
The new film " Drought resilience – instant responses and long-term solutions " produced by Patrick Augenstein highlights the importance of…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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