UNCCD Executive Secretary Monique Barbut participated in the meeting with the Prime Minister of Indi…
The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed every year to promote public awareness of…
The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD are supporting interested countries in the nat…
The SPI is an innovative platform that facilitates dialogue between scientists and policy-makers and…

News & Events

20/02/2018
Bonn, 20/02/2018 - Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change of India, s…Read more
16/02/2018
UNCCD Executive Secretary Monique Barbut participated in the meeting with the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi as the World Sustai…Read more
16/02/2018
Video "Ma terre, héritage pour mes enfants" ("My land, a heritage for my children") has been produced by the Ministry of the Environment, Ec…Read more
08/02/2018
1-2 February 2018 − Rome, Italy − UNCCD has presented its new Drought Initiative to the UN-Water members and partners who gathered for the 2…Read more
07/02/2018
30-31 January 2018 – Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran – The High-level regional conference on information management for disaster risk reduc…Read more
01/02/2018
The Thematic Scientific Conference of the International Geographic Union (IGU) “Practical Geography and XXI Century Challenges” dedicated to…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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Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
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Explore the latest publications, journals, articles, and references on desertification, land degradation, drought and sustainable land management. 
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Knowledge Sharing Systems

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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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