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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) works to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported through international cooperation and partnerships.

IAEA-UNCCD cooperation

Cooperation with UNCCD aims to enhance Member State capacities to meet their obligations under the Desertification Convention through:
Sustainable land management.
• Training and capacity building.
• Technical support and research activities.
• Scientific input to policy documents.

Resources and articles

 IAEA and UNCCD Join Forces to Strengthen Good Soil Management Practices in Dryland Areas. Read more
 IAEA and UNCCD join forces to strengthen good soil management practices in dryland areas. UNCCD press release
 Unusual and effective: nuclear technology to combat land degradation
 IAEA and the UNCCD sign Practical Arrangement to cooperate on the use of nuclear technologies in efforts to combat DLDD.
 IAEA and UNCCD sign Practical Arrangement to strengthen partnership in soil management
 IAEA to participate at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification 11th Conference of the Parties
 IAEA helps to preserve healthy soils through technical cooperation
 UNCCD COP 11: Report of the Conference of the Parties on its eleventh session, held in Windhoek from 16 to 27 September 2013

Responsible/Contact: Department of Technical Cooperation | Last update: 08 Sep, 2015

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