Burundian farmer John Ahiboneye wearing rainboots stood in rippling green rice on a December morning.

At the side event Good Peatland Governance to Strengthen Economic, Social and Ecosystem Resilience at the UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany, the Global Peatlands Initiative under the leadership of UN Environment will release its rapid response assessment Smoke on Water – countering global threats from peatland loss and degradation.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Land degradation is to blame for food insecurity in Eastern Africa region, a Kenyan scientist said on Friday.

More than 1.3 billion people live on agricultural land that is deteriorating, putting them at risk of worsening hunger, water shortages and poverty, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertif

A third of the planet’s land is severely degraded and fertile soil is being lost at the rate of 24bn tonnes a year, according to a new United Nations-backed study that calls for a shift away from d

A new United Nations report warns that a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded thanks to a doubling in the consumption of natural resources over the past 30 years.

The World Bank’s goals are to eradicate extreme poverty, and boost shared prosperity in a sustainable manner.

The report provides scientifically sound practical guidance for selecting SLM (Sustainable Land Management) practices that help address DLDD (Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought), climate change adaptation and mitigation, and for creating an enabling environment for their large-scale implementation considering local realities.

Country Representative for the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has recokned that deforestation is leading to large scale land degradation, loss of biodiversity and demnisihed land producti

Lilongwe — Malawi plans to spend about $385 million by 2030 to plant trees and restore other degraded land, in an effort to reverse rampant forest losses in the country, forestry officials said thi

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