The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s Land for Life Award is dedicated to recogn…
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The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD are supporting interested countries in the nat…
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News & Events

Registration for the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP13) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification…Read more
Mirova , an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management , has entered into negotiations with Althelia Ecosphere to become the European lead…Read more
65 cartoons from 42 cartoonist from 13 countries have been received on the occasion of the International press cartoon contest organized in…Read more
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
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s Land for Life Award is dedicated to recognizing individuals, groups, organizations…Read more
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

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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