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Centre Of Excellence On Sustainable Land Management

Centre Of Excellence On Sustainable Land Management:

The Union Minister inaugurated Centre of Excellence on Sustainable Land Management at Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) in Dehradun

  • The establishment of the CoE-SLM was announced by the Prime Minister of India during the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September, 2019.
  • Aims is:;
    • to set Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) targets,
    • Develop drought risk and early warning systems,
    • Mainstream gender considerations,
    • Promote good governance of land tenure and rights,
    • Assess the impacts of land degradation on greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss.
    • To facilitate the restoration of degraded land through technical support, capacity building, and knowledge sharing at the national and sub-national levels.
    • To promote South-South Cooperation and address land degradation issues through sustainable land management practices.