Economics of Water & Land Challenges (closed project)

The Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) is an initiative for a global study on the economic benefits of land and land-based ecosystems, in close partnership with GIZ and UNCCD. The initiative aims to make economics of land degradation an integral part of policy strategies and decision-making by increasing political and public awareness. The initiative manages knowledge and information management on the economics of land degradation and linkages to food, energy, and water security. For more information, visit:

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis to identify dryland ecosystem service trade-offs under different rangeland land uses (2016)
Economics of Land Degradation Initiative: Practitioner’s Guide. Sustainable land management – A business opportunity (2015)
Economics of Land Degradation Initiative: Report for policy and decision makers. Reaping economic and environmental benefits from sustainable land management (2015)
The Value of Land (2015)
An economic valuation of sustainable land management through agroforestry in eastern Sudan (2015)
An Economic Valuation of agroforestry and land restoration in the Kelka forest in Mali (2015)
An economic valuation of a large-scale rangeland restoration project through the Hima system in Jordan (2015)
Economics of Land Degradation Initiative: Practitioner’s Guide. Principles of economic valuation for sustainable land management based on the Massive Open Online Course „The Economics of Land Degradation” (2014)
Participation of NGOs in Land Degradation Policy-Making in Uganda: Is Opportunity to Participate Enough? (2014)
ELD Private Sector Brochure (2014)
ELD Initiative: A Global Strategy for Sustainable Land Management (2013)
ELD Interim Report: A Summary (2013)
ELD Initiative: User Guide, A 6+1 step approach to assess the economics of land management (2013)
ELD Initiative: Practitioner’s Guide. Pathways and Options for Action and Stakeholder Engagement (2013)

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