Drylands

IUCN’s partnership with the UNCCD is guided by a Memorandum of Understanding Signed by the two Secretariats in 2013. The first joint workplan under the MoU was signed in 2011....
Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought...
On World Day to Combat Desertification we look at how conserving soil biodiversity can make dryland communities more resilient to drought and other...
Linking Science and Policy for a Land Degradation Neutral World
Blog: Update on IUCN’s engagement in the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Science Policy Interface, 2016 IUCN has passed at least 40 resolutions and recommendations in relation...
Grasslands cover approximately 30 percent of the earth’s ice-free land surface and 70 percent of its agricultural lands. They provide many ecosystem...
Multiple systems have been developed in the past to monitor and assess the health of grassland and rangelands. However, despite the high importance placed on evaluating the drivers, current state,...
The People & Landscapes thematic area in Eastern and Southern Africa aims to deploy nature-base solutions to regional challenges, including climate change, through effective and equitable...
Project Objective: By 2030, countries affected by desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) achieve LDN by avoiding, minimizing and...
Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) worldwide by 2030 is included as target 15.3 in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which were adopted by the United Nations General...
Lands of hope
Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought...
Lands of hope: see the full multimedia article  
At the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in November 2015, IUCN...
Forests and climate change Building resilience to climate change through forest conservation, restoration and sustainable use Water and climate change...
Working together - PPC Jordan
Rewarding ecosystems, rewarding people Jordan was selected to implement a six-year-project, which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and funded by the Global Environmental...
Economic Valuation Study - Jordan Cover
Jordan was selected as one of three country sites where this global project will be implemented; namely Mali and Sudan. The three-year-project, which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West...
Local women working at the Hima fields
Jordan was selected to implement a project, which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and funded by The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and in...

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