The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s Report on Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation…
Healthy land is an integral part of planetary well-being, which supports and sustains societies and…
‘Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity' is the theme of UNCCD COP15 to be held from 9-20…
Pursuant to provisions contained in decision 33/COP.14 and subsequent consultations with the…

News & Events

As rich in culture, music and inspired people as the Sahel itself, the UNCCD event at Expo Dubai 2020 “Spotlight on Africa | Spotlighting…
Bonn, 10 February 2022 – UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw announced today the appointment of Andrea Meza Murillo of Costa Rica as the…
‘Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity' is the theme of UNCCD COP15 to be held from 9-20 May 2022 in Abidjan Abidjan/Bonn, 9…
Since its inception, the UNCCD has held a firm mandate on the involvement of women in policy planning and decision-making at the local…
Bonn, 4 February 2022 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres re-appointed Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania to head the United…
The Ministerial Global Forum on Food and Agriculture, hosted by Germany, concluded today with a call from 68 nations across the globe to…

Knowledge Hub

Tools for Land Degradation Neutrality

The Knowledge Hub provides knowledge, tools and guidance on Land Degradation Neutrality.
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The Drought Toolbox

The Drought Toolbox provides UNCCD stakeholders with easy access to tools, case studies, and other relevant resources to support action on drought preparedness with the aim of boosting the resilience of people and ecosystems to drought.
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Countries with voluntary LDN targets

The Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting Programme supports countries to define LDN baselines and set voluntary LDN targets. All country information, including the country reports and/or country commitments to achieve LDN can be found on the Knowledge Hub.
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SPI Technical Reports

The UNCCD Science-Policy Interface (SPI) promotes dialogue between scientists and policy makers on desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD). The SPI works to translate current science into policy-relevant recommendations.
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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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Sustainable Land Management

Find best practices on sustainable land management technologies, and share yours through the UNCCD Knowledge Hub (in cooperation with WOCAT).
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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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Strengthening knowledge flows between UNCCD stakeholders