ELD brings us closer to achieving a dynamic equilibrium between man, land and land-based ecosystems.
A new vision and action plan shared amongst key stakeholders set out the future roadmap for the ELD Initiative.
Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: "Our efforts for sustainable development, for peace and stability in drylands and beyond must focus more and more on land."
CGIAR researchers, development practitioners and private sector come together in a writeshop in Amman to draft Global Land Outlook chapter on scaling up sustainable land management practices.
The new climate deal must recognize that many of the effective climate change interventions have their roots in agriculture and particular attention must be devoted to the Fertile Crescent.
Sustainable development goals in the post 2015 era will not be met unless we address key dryland issues relating to drought and desertification. Addressing desertification could be key to solving many of the world’s most pressing problems – climate change, food security, water shortages and the threat of growing conflict and migration.