Land degradation and cities: The essential role of local and regional governments

  • Topics
    Ecosystem Restoration/Conservation
  • Published On

    June 1, 2017

  • Author(s)

    Salehi, P. & Woodbridge, M.

Global concern for the challenges posed by land degradation has been affirmed by target 15.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is aimed at halting and reversing land degradation. Engaging with the challenges posed by land degradation in the 21st century requires a systematic approach that recognizes urban activities as a meta-underlying driver and includes the existing and potential contributions of local and regional governments as part of the solution. 

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