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Kenya and Somalia Committed to Achieve Land Degradation Neutrality

Under the theme of “towards concerted national efforts to halt and reverse land degradation, restore degraded ecosystems and sustainably manage land resources”, Kenya’s LDN Target Setting Final Report…  


Launch of the Poverty-Environment Action for SDGs website

Poverty-Environment Action (PEA) for Sustainable Development Goals project launches its new communication and knowledge sharing platform on 29 June 2020.  


Food. Feed. Fibre.: 2020 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

2020 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Day observance is focused on changing public attitudes to the leading driver of desertification and land degradation: humanity’s unsustainable…  


GC-RED contributing to the 2020 Desertification and Drought Day commemoration in Kenya

In the run up to the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on 17 June, the Director of the UNDP Global Policy Centre on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) joined other…  


Launch of BES-Net Phase II

The International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) awarded EUR 20 million to support Phase II of the BES-Net…  


BES-Net's Central Asia Regional Trialogue on Land Degradation, Biodiversity and Climate Change

BES-Net's Central Asia Regional Trialogue took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 9-11 October 2019, engaging more than 75 key stakeholders from policy, science and practice communities in six countries…  


Sand and Dust Storms Coalition

At the margin of UNCCD COP14, a new United Nations Coalition to Combat Sand and Dust Storms was launched in New Delhi, India on 6 September 2020.  


BES-Net recognized as a member of the Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators

Building on the partnership to date to through the Regional Trialogues, BES-Net is now formally recognized as a non-state member of the Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators.  

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