The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s Land for Life Award is dedicated to recogn…
The thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13), the sixteenth session of the Commi…
The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD are supporting interested countries in the nat…
In just 15 years, the number of international migrants worldwide has risen from 173 million in 2000…

News & Events

17/06/2017
The global observance of the World Day to Combat Desertification took place on Thursday, 15 June 2017 at the Centre des Conférences de Ouaga…Read more
15/06/2017
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s Land for Life Award is dedicated to recognizing individuals, groups, organizations…Read more
17/05/2017
The UNCCD and UNFCCC country Parties, civil society, partners got together to reflect on how to connect the dots between the challenging age…Read more
03/05/2017
The Permanent Missions of Qatar, Iceland and Namibia, in conjunction with the office of the President of the General Assembly, organized a H…Read more
28/04/2017
As the second of the seven lecture series, “Research meets Development: Drought resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa,” the panel discussion focu…Read more
24/04/2017
This Earth Day, we invite you to take your children outside, into nature, to strengthen their connection with the environment. It is the bes…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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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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