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Land degradation

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Land degradation is a process in which the value of the biophysical environment is affected by a combination of human-induced processes acting upon the land.

Natural Resources and Environment: Land Degradation Assessment

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Land degradation: is the reduction in the capacity of the land to provide ecosystem goods and services and assure its functions over a period of time for the ...

Land Degradation: An overview | NRCS Soils

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Land degradation will remain an important global issue for the 21st century because of its adverse impact on agronomic productivity, the environment, and its  ...

Land Degradation | IFPRI

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The poor land users are caught in the vicious cycle of land degradation; they are trapped in poverty since they fail to invest in land improvement strategies that ...

I. What is land degradation and how much agricultural land is ...

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Land degradation caused by agriculture takes many forms and has many causes. Some of the most important types of land degradation (and those that we will ...

Land Degradation - UNEP

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Land degradation leads to a significant reduction of the productive capacity of land. Human activities contributing to land degradation include unsustainable ...

Land Degradation & Development - Wiley Online Library

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We are currently calling for papers to be included in several upcoming Land Degradation and Development Special Issues: The Impact of Grazing on Land ...

ELD Initiative: Homepage

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When it comes to land, we mean business. NEW ELD report for the private ... ELD Newsletter. Sustainable Land Management - A Business Opportunity...more ...

What is land degradation? | Reference.com

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Land degradation is the undermining of the quality of soil as a result of human behavior or severe weather conditions. A form of land degradation that occurs ...

Land Degradation

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Land degradation is defined as the long-term loss of ecosystem function and ... The CCD defines desertification as land degradation in arid, semi-arid, and dry ...

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WHO | Land degradation and desertification

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Land degradation is caused by multiple forces, including extreme weather conditions particularly drought, and human activities that pollute or degrade the ...

Land Degradation | Global Environment Facility

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Land is the foundation for all life-sustaining processes on the planet. It provides us with food and water. It helps us manage environmental risks such as floods ...

Soil Erosion and Degradation | Threats | WWF

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And degraded lands are also often less able to hold onto water, which can worsen ... soil degradation and erosion and the loss of valuable land to desertification.