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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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...
The Great Green Wall is a pan-African initiative to restore and sustainably manage land in the Sahel-Saharan region in order to address both poverty and land degradation. First envisioned by the...
IUCN CEM Dryland Ecosystems Publications and Resources
Papers Enabling investment in sustainable rangeland management article in Living Land   Publications Photo: IUCN Homing in on the range: Enabling Investments for...
BOOKS Photo: IUCN Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon:keeping drylands alive Author(s): Laban, Peter, Metternicht, Graciela, Davies, Jonathan Publication...
Les oasis constituent des écosystèmes uniques, riches en composantes biotiques (faune, flore et micro-organismes) favorisés depuis longtemps par une...
Chef groupe écosystèmes désertiquesMohamed BEN SALAH  Poing Focal Comité de direction: Birguy Lamizana La biodiversité floristique, qu’abritent l’écosystème oasien et son domaine aride, constitue un...
Jordan has only 5% of its total area arable. In such conditions sustainable use of natural resources is a big challenge owing to the scarcity of water, the ongoing processes of land degradation due...
Linking Science and Policy for a Land Degradation Neutral World
Blog: Update on IUCN’s engagement in the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Science Policy Interface, 2016 IUCN has passed at least 40 resolutions and recommendations in relation to...
The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed every June 17th to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat...
According to a new publication by IUCN on 'Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: keeping drylands alive', soil biodiversity and soil organic carbon are vital to the way ecosystems function and...
Today is the 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification which is being observed all over the world to promote awareness on international efforts to...
The issue of degradation of land is being seriously felt around the globe as the demand for food is increasing with the burgeoning world population. There are multiple factors that are contributing...
A recently released IUCN technical brief recommends increasing investments in sustainable land management practices, as well as better cooperation...
The publication, Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: keeping drylands alive, drawing on practical experiences and lessons from across the globe, highlights the value of sustainable land...
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...
The main goal of Global Drylands Initiative is to restore,sustainably manage and protect dryland ecosystems for multiple environmental, economic and social benefits.This is aligned to goal 2 of the...

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