WOCAT

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

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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

24th-27th of April: Global Meeting of the DS-SLM project at FAO in Rome

Representatives from the 15 countries of the GEF/ FAO-WOCAT project Decision Support for Mainstreaming and Scaling Out SLM (DS-SLM) will meet at FAO headquarters in Rome together with FAO and WOCAT to exchange experiences on assessing land degradation, scaling up SLM practices and mainstreaming SLM at different levels.

» Read more about the DS-SLM project
Announcement of the WOCATpedia winner

We congratulate the WOCATpedia contest winner Zebo  Khudonazarova for her great article on "Best traditional Practices on Climate Changes in the Villages of Central Asia". We are happy to share this article with the WOCAT community.

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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

World Water Forum, 18.3 - 23.3, 2018 in Brasília, Brasil

The World Water Forum contributes to the dialogue of the decision-making process on water at the global level, seeking to achieve the rational and sustainable use of this resource. Given its political, technical and institutional scope, one of the Forum’s main features is the open, democratic participation of actors drawn from different sectors.

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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.

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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 Impact Stories

Discover the Impact Strories of SLM in different countries.

» Check out the impact stories
WOCAT knowledge products

Are you looking for the WOCAT books, videos, factsheets, papers or other media?

» 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.