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  1. Library Resource
    Législation et politiques
    Conventions internationales et traités
    Global

    The objective of this Convention is to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa, through effective action at all levels, supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements, in the framework of an integrated approach which is consistent with Agenda 21, with a view to contributing to the achievement of sustainable development in affected areas.

  2. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    août, 2015
    Global

    As a result of poor management practices and contrary to logic; finance and investment in food production has been one of the main drivers of land degradation by transforming natural ecosystems and favoring short-term profits over long-term sustainability. For all sectors that rely on the land, “business as usual” comes with rising costs and new risks. Risks we cannot afford in the post-2015 world.

  3. Library Resource
    Strengthening Dryland Women's Land Rights cover image

    Local Contexts, Global Change

    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2015
    Global

    Land and land-based natural resources are the foundation of livelihoods for millions of people and are related to social, cultural and spiritual identity. This is particularly the case for drylands people, who, due to low and variable rainfall and water availability, have developed adaptive strategies in response to seasonal, climatic and environmental change. Gender role norms play an important role in these dynamics, where men and women often undertake different livelihood activities to manage difficult ecological conditions. 

  4. Library Resource
    SDG indicator 15.3.1: Proportion of land that is degraded over total land area cover image
    Documents et rapports de conférence
    juin, 2017
    Global

    The UNCCD is the custodian agency leading an Inter-Agency Advisory Group on 15.3.1 composed of our key partner FAO as well as the CBD, UNFCCC, UNEP and UNSD to further refine the methodology and data tools/options for this indicator.

  5. Library Resource
    Global Land Outlook cover image
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    octobre, 2017
    Global

    The current pressures on land are huge and expected to continue growing: there is rapidly escalating competition between the demand for land functions that provide food, water, and energy, and those services that support and regulate all life cycles on Earth.

  6. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    septembre, 2017
    Global

    This working paper was commissioned by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), in order to explore how land tenure systems in different ecosystems and bio-cultural regions around the world are linked to land degradation or sustainable land management. It is against this backdrop that five major issues surrounding land tenure, and rights for improved land management and sustainable development, are addressed; these are:

    • Problems associated with land ownership (titling, tenure and customary rights);

  7. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    septembre, 2017
    Global

    A new United Nations report warns that a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded thanks to a doubling in the consumption of natural resources over the past 30 years. Some 15 billion trees and 24 billion tonnes of fertile soil are lost each year, according to the Global Land Outlook (GLO), launched by the secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), at the meeting of States parties taking place in Ordos, China. The GLO takes a critical look at financial and socio-economic values of land, and its impact on the poor.

  8. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    novembre, 2015
    Global

    In this brief, UNCCD identifies the key element in the climate change equation often missing in the current discussions. UNCCD offers an evidence-based argument that the mitigation  potential  of  the  land  use  sector,  realized  through  land  rehabilitation  and  ecosystem  restoration  activities,  can  make  a  significant  and  immediate contribution to reducing the emissions gap. 

  9. Library Resource

    A Report of the Science-Policy Interface

    Rapports et recherches
    septembre, 2017
    Global

    The report provides scientifically sound practical guidance for selecting SLM practices that help address DLDD, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and for creating an enabling environment for their large-scale implementation considering local realities. It targets a broad audience from scientists, policy makers, landowners, community stakeholders and enterprises.

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