Drylands

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Drylands” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa (UNCCD) is an international convention that...
Les oasis constituent des écosystèmes uniques, riches en composantes biotiques (faune, flore et micro-organismes) favorisés depuis longtemps par une...
Thematic Group Lead (Chef groupe écosystèmes désertiques) Mohamed BEN SALAH  SC Focal point: Birguy Lamizana La biodiversité floristique, qu’abritent l’écosystème oasien et son domaine aride,...
The Global Drylands Initiative accomplishes much of its work through funded projects and partnerships. The current ongoing projects under the initiative include: Closing the Gaps in Great Green Wall...
The Global Drylands Initiative strategic priorities are grouped under three key result areas: IUCN is developing evidence for targeting and monitoring in dryland ecosystem and restoring them through...
BOOKS Photo: IUCN Pastoralism and the green economy – a natural nexus? Author(s): McGahey, D., Davies, J., Hagelberg, N., and Ouedraogo, R. Publication Year:...
Photo: IUCN Land Degradation Neutrality: implications and opportunities for conservation 2nd Edition, November 2015 Language: En Download full text...
Photo: IUCN Pastoralism and the green economy – a natural nexus? Author(s): McGahey, D., Davies, J., Hagelberg, N., and Ouedraogo, R. Publication Year: 2014.  ...
Target 15.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) worldwide by 2030. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) adopted LDN as...
These are the successfully closed GDI projects and initiatives. Please click on each link to read more about the project. Economics of Land Degradation Enhancing the Value of Ecosystem Services in...
LDN Target Setting project is currently being implemented in 70 countries from all continents, representing a diversity of socio-economic and ecological contexts. These are: Central and Eastern...
From March 2017 to March 2018, 32 professionals shared their thoughts and expertise on forests in 30-second clips. Here is your chance to hear their...
Thought leaders from across the world have shared their experiences and perspectives on forest issues since IUCN launched a year of Voices on Forests in honour of the International Day of Forests in...
Conserving healthy soils for resilient drylands

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