WOCAT

Welcome to WOCAT – the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies


WOCAT is a global network on Sustainable Land Management (SLM) that promotes the documentation, sharing and use of knowledge to support adaptation, innovation and decision-making in SLM.

News

WOCATpedia contest: Call for Articles - Deadline 12th of March 2018

Share your experience and insights of a field-tested successful example of sustainable land management (SLM) in a landscape with protected areas as part of ecosystems, which has positive impacts on climate resilience (including flood and drought regulation) and on biodiversity, helping to sustain both ecosystems and human well-being.

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New publication: where people and their land are safer - A Compendium of Good Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction

This publication is derived from a collaboration between the Swiss NGO DRR Platform, the Centre for Development and Environment of the University of Bern and WOCAT.

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Local-level occurrences have a global impact!

Local-level occurrences have a global impact!

This is why WOCAT looks beyond local sustainable land management (SLM). Click on the link below to read more about the importance of SLM for global issues such as Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Food Security, and Sustainable Development Goals.

» Learn more about SLM, global issues, and SDGs

 Events

WOCAT at the Central Asia Climate Change Conference

WOCAT will present at the Central Asia Climate Change Conference in Almaty, 24-25 January 2018 organized by The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in Session 3. BEST PRACTICES AND TECHNOLOGIES: Global challenges – local actions.

» Read more about the Conference
WOCAT at the UNCCD COP13

WOCAT will be attending the COP13, and organize a side-event on evidence based decision making for up-scaling Sustainable Land Management.

» Read more about WOCAT at COP13
Looking for an SLM practice? Or do you want to add one?

Looking for an SLM practice? Or do you want to add one?

The Global Database on SLM contains a vast range of good practices from all over the world and is the primary recommended database by UNCCD.

» Discover the Global SLM Database

WOCAT methods and tools

Learn more about the WOCAT methods and tools for SLM.

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WOCAT knowledge products

Are you looking for the WOCAT Questionnaires, Database, or publications?

» Discover all knowledge products
Learn more about WOCAT initiatives, countries, and projects

Learn more about WOCAT initiatives, countries, and projects

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WOCAT Network

In 2017 the WOCAT Network celebrated its 25 years.

» Learn more about the WOCAT Network.