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  • Land and Climate Change | UNCCD

    unccd.int 04 Sep '17, 1pm

    Urgent Challenge: The emissions gap is likely to remain significant and threatening, requiring actions above and beyond those currently being pledged. Immediate Action: Policies and incentives that promote sustainable land management, including carbon sequestration through rehabilitat...

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    2017 World Day to Combat Desertification Online Campaign | UNCCD

    unccd.int 16 Jun '17, 3pm

    71 million jobs can be created by 2030 if we achieve SDGs in the area of Food and Agriculture. * World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is celebrated on 17 June each year to remind everyone of the importance of healthy and productive land. #2017WDCD sends a strong message about ho...

  • UNCCD - Vacancy

    unccd.int 07 May '17, 11am

    Postdoctoral Fellow Position (Canada) The University of Waterloo invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position to join a research team working on a three-year, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funded project. As a postdoc fellow, you wi...

  • UNCCD - Study & Research Grants

    unccd.int 06 Mar '17, 8am

    Grants to support conservation of biodiversity on agricultural lands Rare and several partner organizations announce “Solution Search: Farming for Biodiversity” as a competition to identify and reward promising approaches to conserve biodiversity on agricultural lands. Examples includ...

  • UNCCD - Vacancy

    unccd.int 15 Apr '17, 7am

    to be responsible for maximizing the development impact of water, land and ecosystem findings through better targeting, promotion and communication of WLE’s research, insights and knowledge; Overall knowledge of WLE research and development of communication strategy; to take a lead du...

  • 'Soils and pulses, a symbiosis for life' | UNCCD

    unccd.int 05 Dec '16, 8am

    5 December is World Soil Day (WSD). The Day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, noting that soils constitute the foundation for agricultural development, essential ecosystem functions and food security and hence are key to sustaining life on Earth. On this day, soil...

    1. Land and Human Security | UNCCD unccd.int 04 Dec '16, 11am
  • Land and Human Security | UNCCD

    unccd.int 04 Dec '16, 11am

    Land and soil degradation undermine the security and development of all countries. The geo-political and security challenges we face are complex. But by better implementing good land management practices, we can simultaneously help populations adapt to climate change and build resilie...

  • Land for Life Award 2017 winners announced

    Land for Life Award 2017 winners announced | UNCCD

    unccd.int 01 Jul '17, 8am

    The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification’s Land for Life Award is dedicated to recognizing individuals, groups, organizations and businesses for their outstanding work on conserving and protecting land resources to achieve sustainable developmental goals. The winners of...


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