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land restoration

An intentional activity aimed at recovering degraded land

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Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

The negative consequences of human actions have brought our world and our future to a dangerous crossroads: will we be able to avert the worst impacts of climate change? How can we stop and reverse the loss of fertile soil, biodiversity, and other natural capital that supplies all our food and other basic needs? Where are the jobs for millions of unemployed young people?

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Global

Land degradation is a pervasive, systemic phenomenon: it occurs in all parts of the terrestrial world and can take many forms. Combating land degradation and restoring degraded land is an urgent priority to protect the biodiversity and ecosystem services vital to all life on Earth and to ensure human well-being

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

Land degradation is a pervasive, systemic phenomenon: it occurs in all parts of the terrestrial world and can take many forms. Combating land degradation and restoring degraded land is an urgent priority to protect the biodiversity and ecosystem services vital to all life on Earth and to ensure human well-being

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Brazil
Colombia
Costa Rica
Myanmar
Malawi

The Restoration Opportunities Optimization Tool (ROOT) was developed out of a need to more efficiently and effectively communicate the importance of ecosystem services to decision makers.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

The Action Against Desertification (AAD) project supports eight countries – Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Fiji,
Gambia, Haiti, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal – in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States in the
sustainable management and restoration of degraded land. Baseline assessments have been carried

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

The current context in the Sahel-Saharan Band is clearly dominated by recurrent issues of desertification, land degradation and climate change.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

For the African continent, the ability to manage trade-offs at a landscape scale has huge potential to influence the future of migration and conflict, as well as the future of land resources, food security and biodiversity.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

In the effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to food, health, water, and climate, an increase in pressure on land is highly likely. To avoid further land degradation and promote land restoration, multifunctional use of land is needed within the boundaries of the soil-water system.

Reports & Research
November 2018
Indonesia

Indonesia has a large area of degraded land, i.e. 30 million ha, which could potentially be utilized for biofuel plantations. The leguminous tree pongamia (Pongamia pinnata syn. Milettia pinnata) could be utilized to produce biofuel while restoring degraded land. Here, we explore the potential of pongamia as a source of biofuel and for restoring degraded land in Indonesia.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2018

Land restoration has received increased attention recently as a tool to counteract negative externalities of unsustainable land management on human well-being.