Land degradation

In late August, the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya (UNON) hosted the Global Landscapes Forum. The event’s motto was “Prospects and Opportunities for Restoration in Africa”.

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Land degradation

Worsening land degradation caused by human activities is undermining the well-being of two fifths of humanity, driving species extinctions and intensifying climate change. It is also a major contributor to mass human…

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Land degradation

Now that Land Degradation Neutrality has been adopted as a target in its Strategic Framework, the UNCCD finally has a clear objective.

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Land degradation

Over the last three decades, 33 per cent of grasslands, 25 per cent of croplands and 23 per cent of forests experienced degradation. The results of a study on the cost and drivers of land degradation and strategies for…

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