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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    India, Nepal, Morocco, South Africa

    With current rates of land degradation reaching ten to twelve million ha per year, there is an urgent need to scale up and out successful, profitable and resource-efficient sustainable land management practices to maintain the health and resilience of the land that humans depend on. As much as 500 million out of two billion ha of degraded land, mainly in developing countries, have restoration potential, offering an immediate target for restoration and rehabilitation initiatives.1 In the past, piecemeal approaches to achieving sustainable land management have had limited impact.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Matters: Enhancing Synergies among the Rio Conventions on Land Use and Sustainable Land Management cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2009
    Global

    Land use practices contribute to both the emission and sequestration of greenhouse gases. Land is where the struggle to adapt to climate change will be won or lost by the poorest of the poor. Land science is a priority area of collaboration between UNCCD and UNFCCC, if land-climate insights and actions are to be optimized. It can also foster the synergies continually called for by Parties to the three sister Rio Conventions.

  3. Library Resource
    UNCCD Ficha informativa: Introducción a la Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    La Convención ofrece nuevas esperanzas para luchar contra la desertificación

    En las últimas décadas el problema de la degradación de tierras en las regiones de zonas secas ha seguido empeorando. La Convención promueve un nuevo método para gestionar los ecosistemas de tierras secas y administrar las aportaciones de ayuda al desarrollo.

  4. Library Resource
    UNNCD Fiche d’information: Introduction à la Convention des Nations Unies sur la lutte contre la désertification cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    La Convention offre de nouveaux espoirs dans la lutte contre la désertification

    Le problème de la dégradation des terres dans les régions arides n'a cessé de s'aggraver au cours des vingt dernières années décennies. La Convention propose une manière entièrement nouvelle de gérer les écosystèmes arides et -ce qui n'est pas moins important- les flux d'aide au développement.

  5. Library Resource
    UNCCD Factsheet: An introduction to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    The Convention offers new hope in the struggle against desertification Over the past decades, the problem of land degradation in dryland regions has continued to worsen. The Convention promotes a fresh new approach to managing dryland ecosystems and - just as important - to managing development aid flows.

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    The 10-year strategic plan and framework to enhance the implementation of the Convention (2008–2018) (Arabic) cover image
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    THE VISION to forge a global partnership to reverse and prevent desertification/land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought in affected areas in order to support poverty reduction and environmental sustainability

  7. Library Resource
    The 10-year strategic plan and framework to enhance the implementation of the Convention (2008–2018) (Chinese) cover image
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    THE VISION to forge a global partnership to reverse and prevent desertification/land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought in affected areas in order to support poverty reduction and environmental sustainability

  8. Library Resource
    The 10-year strategic plan and framework to enhance the implementation of the Convention (2008–2018) (Russian) cover image
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    THE VISION to forge a global partnership to reverse and prevent desertification/land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought in affected areas in order to support poverty reduction and environmental sustainability

  9. Library Resource
    El marco y plan estratégico decenal para mejorar la aplicación de la convención (2008–2018)  cover image
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    LA META forjar una alianza mundial para revertir y prevenir la desertificación y la degradación de las tierras, y mitigar los efectos de la sequía en las zonas afectadas, a fin de apoyar la reducción de la pobreza y la sostenibilidad ambiental

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    Plan-cadre Stratégique décennal visant à renforcer la mise en oeuvre de la convention (2008–2018)  cover image
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2009
    Global

    LA VISION mettre en place un partenariat mondial visant à enrayer et à prévenir la désertification et la dégradation des terres et à atténuer les effets de la sécheresse dans les zones touchées afin de concourir à la réduction de la pauvreté et au respect durable de l’environnement

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