Areas Impacted:
Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources
•Internet, Communication, Etc.

Established in 1994, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Convention addresses specifically the arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, known as the drylands, where some of the most vulnerable ecosystems and peoples can be found.

Dr. John Mathiason of DeftEdge conducted an evaluation of UNCCD’s strategy for 2008-2018.

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