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Land degradation neutrality. Resilience at local, national and regional levels

Land degradation neutrality. Resilience at local, national and regional levels
  • United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). September 2014
  • This publication reviews efforts to define and identify how to deliver a land degradation neutral world as part of the post-2015 development agenda. The publication presents issues discussed by the Intergovernmental Working Group (IWG) about the follow up of the Rio+20 outcome. It examines the overlaps among the objectives of the three Rio Conventions (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, UNCCD, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC, and Convention on Biological Diversity, CBD), and notes benefits of adopting common land management policies and practices.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Climate change, Desertification, Ecosystems, Land degradation, Land management, Livelihoods, Post-2015 agenda, Resilience, Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, International organizations, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Recommendations
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Published in 2015