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National Action Programme for the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD)

National Action Programme for the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD)

March, 2001.

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Published by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs, Dept. of Environmental Affairs in Lilongwe .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMalawi. Environmental Affairs Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17867311M
LC Control Number2006305062

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. The day is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and cooperation at all levels.   “The Great Green Wall initiative is Africa’s flagship programme to combat the effects of climate change and desertification,” said Eduardo Mansur, Director of the FAO’s Land and Water.

The Global Policy Centre on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) originated from the United Nations Sudano Sahelian Office, established in The Centre, based in Nairobi, has been at the forefront of promoting sustainable development in drylands and supporting the implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. NAPCOD served as Namibia's first National Action Programme(NAP) to the UNCCD, and was replaced in by the Country Pilot Partnership for Integrated Sustainable Land Management, which ran until.

  Furthermore, it assesses the National Action Programmes, development planning and new avenues for strengthening implementation. Synthesizing the main strengths and weaknesses of the UNCCD as a tool for environmental and developmental governance, this informative volume highlights the main challenges facing the UNCCD in the future. Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), all with A Guiding Frame for Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development into National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs) viii Development, the Agenda 21 Action Programme and the formation of .


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National Action Programme for the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD) Download PDF EPUB FB2

National organizations in finding a lasting solution to this problem that threatens the livelihoods of many people. In spite of the fact that the preparation of the National Action Programme (NAP) to Combat Drought and Desertification was hampered by inadequate and outmoded data,File Size: 2MB.

The National Action Programme To Combat Desertification and Mitigate the Effects of Drought 7 The Islamic Republic of Iran(I.R.

of Iran) has a land area of km2 and a population of 65 million and lies in a strategic, geo-political and geo-economic region of the Middle East, north of Persian Gulf and south west of Asia. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Despite several efforts made, the progress in combating desertification was not at the expected level.

A new and more effective approach was required at all levels within the framework of sustainable development. SLMP II / MoCC / IUCN Pakistan ().

National Action Programme to Combat Desertification in Pakistan. IUCN Pakistan, Pakistan. xii+87 pp. Compilation: Dr. Ghulam Akbar, Iqbal Muhammad and Fauzia Bilqis Malik Editor: Danish Rashdi and Fauzia Bilqis Malik Design: Azhar Saeed, IUCN Pakistan Available from: Sustainable Land Management Project II.

Concise Strategy and Action Plan for Namibia's Presidency of the 11th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Third national action programme for the Namibia to implement the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation (nap3)   The purpose of national action programmes is to identify the factors contributing to desertification and practical measures necessary to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought.

National action programmes shall specify the respective roles of government, local communities and land users and the resources available and needed. An important task of signatory parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) declared “affected countries” is to adopt a National Action Programme (NAP).

Synergy can be achieved through mainstreaming the national action programme to combat desertification (NAP) into other national strategies for sustainable development. The NAP constitutes the ideal land-management platform for promoting the integration of the issues of biodiversity, climate change, desertification and drought in a holistic.

According to the criteria of the UNESCO world map of desertification and the UN convention to combat desertification, the country has an aridity index from toand is situated in the arid region, which is subject to intensive desertification and droughts (Fig.

The authors introduce the general background on China’s desertification, such as the current situation, distribution, types, and causes of desertification, also including its damages.

Major measures to combat desertification, including ecological protective project systems and special control measures (especially in sandy desertified regions. Desertification Convention () Posted by Prof.

Willem VAN COTTHEM. Ghent University – Belgium. Having participated in all the meetings of the INCD () and all the meetings of the UNCCD-COP, the CST and the CRIC inI had an opportunity to collect a lot of interesting books and publications on drought and desertification published in that period.

The role of afforestation programme in combating desertification in Nigeria Programme and to the formulation of a DC action plan. In Junethe UN convention. national action plan to. NAP (). The National Action Programme to Combat Desertification and Mitigate the Effect of Drought Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja, Nigeria.

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) (). Annual Abstract of Statics pp. National Population Commission (). Nigerian population census NEST (). Desertification is described as the loss of top soil's biological productivity in arid, semi-arid and dry sub humid areas.

It affects one-fifth of the world's population in more than countries. The impact of the National Adaptation Plans and the potential improvements to address human mobility from a comparative South-South perspective – KNOMAD Working Group on Migration and Environment (forthcoming in ) The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and the International Organization for Migration.

Volume 4 in a series titled “A Better World”, the book sub-titled “Life on Land” is published for the United Nations by UK publisher, Tudor Rose. “Life on Land” is about Sustainable Development G and target more specifically, which is about achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) globally by.

Kwerepe, R M. () “Land Degradation and Desertification Processes”, Paper Presented at the National Forum, National Action Programme on Convention to Combat Desertification and Drought, October 20–22 Google Scholar.

EVALUATION REPORT Final Evaluation - Project: NAP National Action Programme NAPA National Adaptation Programmes of Action NEPAD New Partnership for Africa's Development of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) financed by the European Commission (EC).

National Green Corps is a major initiative of MOEFCC for creating environmental awareness launched in which aims at building cadres of young children working towards environmental conservation and sustainable phenomenal response that NGC has received and has made the network more than 1,00, Eco clubs across the country in 14 years, making it one of the largest.

The Convention to Combat Desertification: Actions to date in Africa and the Mediterranean by the staff of the Interim Secretariat for the UN Convention to Combat Desertification "I am delighted to confirm that the efforts of the international community are bearing fruit so that now the implementation of the Convention to Combat Desertification.

Anti-desertification planning in Iran operates at the national level through the Five Year Development Plans, the National Plan to Combat Desertification - a long-running scheme for which the Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Management Organisation (FRWO) is responsible - and the recently developed National Action Programme to Combat Desertification (the NAP).The Cabinet, Kasaona said, has since also approved Namibia's third national action programme to the UNCCD and this document commits the country to the achievement of land degradation neutrality.Land-use planning (LUP), an instrument of land governance, is often employed to protect land and humans against natural and human-induced hazards, strengthen the resilience of land systems, and secure their sustainability.

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) underlines the critical role of appropriate local action to address the global threat of land degradation and.