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Reports & Research
February 2022
Central Asia
Eastern Europe

Land degradation neutrality (LDN) has been defined by the Parties to the Convention as: A state whereby the amount and quality of land resources, necessary to support ecosystem functions and services and enhance food security, remains stable or increases within specified temporal and spatial scales and ecosystems.

PROTECCIÓN DE TERRITORIOS PARA LA CONSERVACIÓN Y RESILIENCIA CLIMÁTICA
Manuals & Guidelines
February 2022
Ecuador

El Complejo Lacustre Mojanda - Cajas, ubicado en los Andes ecuatorianos es una zona de páramos con alto valor para la conservación y la provisión de servicios ecosistémicos, no obstante, el desarrollo de actividades antrópicas y el cambio climático amenazan su integridad ecosistémica.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2021
Africa
Kenya

Limiting global warming to the 2°C target that countries have committed to in the 2015 Paris Agreement, and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, will require large-scale expansion of climate-resilient approaches in agriculture and food systems.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2021
Tanzania

This paper seeks to answer the question: how does land become grabbable and local people relocatable? It focuses on the historical and current conditions of land tenure that enable land grabbing.

Manuals & Guidelines
June 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Ce rapport de synthèse fournit un aperçu de haut niveau des principaux thèmes abordés dans les Lignes directrices sur l’atténuation des impacts des projets d’énergie solaire et éolienne sur la biodiversi-té, publiées en 2021.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2021
Global

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Europe

Peatlands are the “kidneys” of river basins. However, intensification of agriculture and forestry in Europe has resulted in the degradation of peatlands and their biodiversity (i.e., species, habitats and processes in ecosystems), thus impairing water retention, nutrient filtration, and carbon capture.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2021
China
Russia
United States of America

Protection of the grassland’s ecological environment and improvement of people’s livelihoods are major tasks for the management of pastoral areas in Inner Mongolia. The comprehensive program for grassland conservation in China, the Subsidy and Incentive System for Grassland Conservation (SISGC), was launched in 2011.