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Sustainable land management

UNDP employs a nexus approach to combatting land degradation and securing a sustainable future, promoting integrated solutions to address land degradation with climate crisis, inequality, migration…  

Acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson named UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

UNDP today appointed critically acclaimed artist and climate activist Olafur Eliasson as its newest Goodwill Ambassador for climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  

Combatting land degradation - securing a sustainable future

This report articulates UNDP's response to the global land degradation challenge and our support to the implementation of the UNCCD Strategic Framework 2018-2030.  

Participatory Environmental Monitoring Committees in Mining Contexts

This report identifies contexts of Participatory Environmental Monitoring Committees in mining contexts, their membership, and relationships to government systems to prevent and mitigate environmental…  

Methods for Mainstreaming Socio-economic Indicators and Results into UNDP Nature-based Portfolio

This guidance note offers a framework and practical guidance on the measurement of socioeconomic results by identifying relevant indicators and the instruments to attain the data and derive the…  

Plastics and the Circular Economy: Community Solutions

This publication captures the experiences and lessons learned of the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, on plastics management.  

Protecting land and biodiversity in Uruguay

How a country with high levels of private land ownership is protecting its natural landscape.  

Every breath you take

Sometimes you can see it, and sometimes you can’t, but air pollution is a major global health hazard that affects almost everybody alive today.  


2030 Agenda - Planet: protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change.  

A wilderness of water

Protecting the life that protects us--the threats facing the world's oceans.  

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