LDN TSP

Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting Project

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The UNCCD and UNFCCC country Parties, civil society, partners got together to reflect on how to connect the dots between the challenging agendas on climate and land. Working lunch, “Why land degradation neutrality matters for climate?” was held on 16 May in Bonn. The event was organized by the UNCCD…Read more
The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD are supporting interested countries in the national Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) target setting process, including the definition of national baselines, targets and associated measures to achieve LDN by 2030 through the LDN Target Setting Programme (TSP).
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Mediterranean countries commit to restore at least 8 million hectares of degraded forest ecosystems by 2030. An important target for achieving Land Degradation Neutrality Through a series of thematic discussions on all aspects of forest and landscape restoration, including governance and intersector…Read more
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*/ According to the Kenyan Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, over 80% of land in Kenya is classified as arid and semiarid. These areas are home to approximately 10 million people, 50% of Kenya’s livestock, and 70% of wildlife. As stated by the Principal Secretary in the State Department…Read more
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According to the National Institute for Hydrometheorological and Environmental Studies (IDEAM), 40% of the national territory presents some degree of soil degradation by erosion. Additionally, it is estimated that 24% of land in Colombia is susceptible to degradation by aridity. Within the affected…Read more
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The Government of Sierra Leone has successfully launched the National Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) target setting process. The launching ceremony took place at the Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and Environment, in Freetown and was broadcast on National TV in three consecutive slots. The e…Read more
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The first national workshop on Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) was recently held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. This event brought together participants from both national and local public administration institutions, scientific and civil society, the business community, and representatives of…Read more
News on events
In view of the implementation of the Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting Programme (LDN TSP), an inception workshop for countries that recently committed to set national voluntary LDN targets and did not participate in previous workshops, was organized on 14th-15th October 2016, prior to ‘The…Read more
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The fifteenth session of the Committee of the Review of Implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (CRIC 15) concluded last October 19 in Nairobi, Kenya. Three issues are deemed particularly important to move forward with Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN). First, a very successful…Read more
The Secretariat and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD, in collaboration with multiple partners developed the LDN Target Setting Programme. To address the multiple Sustainable Development Goals in a synergistic and cost effective manner, countries can now formulate voluntary targets to achieve LDN, according to their specific national context and de…