Ldb Permacultura_Kent doc 2 wff - ppt presentation - land degradation our blind spot - luc gnacadja

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Ldb Permacultura_Kent doc 2 wff - ppt presentation - land degradation our blind spot - luc gnacadja

  1. 1. Geopolitics, climate change and scarcity: the challenge of systemic trends Land degradation / Desertification: Our Blind Spot Luc GNACADJA Executive Secretary United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
  2. 2. So much depends on so little
  3. 3. So much depends on so little
  4. 4. The land grabbing phenomenon
  5. 5. The land grabbing phenomenon
  6. 6. Drylands and Conflicts (in “Common Wealth” , J. Sachs)
  7. 7. Lake Turkana 1973-1993
  8. 8. Drought potential worldwide 2000-2098 Source : University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
  9. 9. UNCCD Poverty eradication Food Security Improving livelihood through pro-poor policies on Sustainable Land & Water Management Land availability & soil fertility improvement at the core of all long term strategies Climate change Drought & Water stress Improving water availability & quality through sustainable land & water management Biodiversity Land is a win-win context for Biodiversity conservation Governance for adaptation, mitigation & through improvement of land Holistic Management ecosystems’ conditions resilience building Avoided Deforestation Sust Land Management or Land rehabilitation as an alternative to deforestation Bio Energies Opportunities to invest in/for the people living in the degraded lands & Provide alternative to Biomass Human Security Avoided Migrations Changing the “Use – Degrade – and Migrate” pattern through SLWM or SLEM

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