Protecting the nature we all rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods

Enabling the use of Global Data Sources to Assess and Monitor Land Degradation at Multiple Scales


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

Countries: Global

Focal Area: Land Degradation

Approval Date: 11/23/2015

Project Status: Closed

Period: GEF-6

Executing Agency: Vital Signs, NASA, and Lund University

GEF Total Grant: USD $1,828,217

Cofinancing Total: USD $10,003,781

Contact Information: Free de Koning

Project Website:​gef-ldmp | ​GEF-Secretariat Project Link

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