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Enabling the use of global data sources to assess and monitor land degradation at multiple scales

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Objective: To provide guidance, methods and toolbox for assessing and monitoring status and trends in land degradation using remote sensing technology which can be employed to inform land management and investment decisions as well as to improve reporting to the UNCCD and the GEF.

GEF Project ID: 9163

Country: Global

Region: Africa

Focal Area: Land Degradation

Approval Date: 23 Nov 2015

Project Status: Under Implementation

Executing Agency: Vital Signs, NASA, and Lund University

GEF Total Grant: US$ 1,995,422

Cofinancing Total: US$ 10,002,000

Contact ​Information: Miguel Morales

Project Website: vitalsigns.org/​gef-ldmp | ​GEF-Secretariat Project Link

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