This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Drylands.
Participatory Assessment of Land Degradation and Sustainable Land management in Grassland and Pastoral Systems (PRAGA)
Together with other partners, the project offers a framework to design a methodology for participatory assessment and monitoring of LD and multiple benefits of pastoral areas. The findings of the...
Conserving Dryland Biodiversity book; Is a global resource aimed to aide dryland management as it is the first comprehensive analysis of dryland biodiversity that is of global importance and...
IUCN at UNCCD COP13
A delegation of 8 experts, led by Ms. Cyriaque Sendashonga, Global Director Programme and Policy, is representing IUCN at the thirteen session of the...
IUCN participation As a partner to the Convention since 2011, IUCN supports progress towards policies and programmes that deliver Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) through the...
Land Degradation Neutrality is a global concern for sustainable development, conservation of biodiversity and mitigating and adapting to climate change. It refers to reduction or loss of the...
GDI Strategic Priorities
They include; IUCN is developing evidence for targeting and monitoring in dryland ecosystem and restoring them through governance-based approaches to communal resource management. IUCN is...
Land Degradation Neutrality
Summary: The project objective is to enable countries to establish national voluntary targets for LDN with the overall goal to achieve LDN by 2030 as a mean to sustainably increase food security,...
HERD: Healthy Ecosystems for Rangeland Development
Sustainable range land Management for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation
The Project's Components are; Component 1. Adaptive management and learning Component 2. Stronger institutions for rangeland governance Component 3. Up-scaling good practices in Sustainale...
The GDI Programme accomplishes much of its work through funded projects and partnerships Closing the Gaps in Great Green Wall: Linking sectors and stakeholders for increased synergy and scaling-...
Lands of hope
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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...
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West and Central Africa
Ecosystem Management (CEM)
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World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA)
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