First Edition Of U.N.’s Global Land Outlook Examines State Of Global Land Resources, Impact On Achieving SDGs

UNDP: Better land use and management critical for achieving the 2030 Agenda, says a new U.N. report
“…[T]he Global Land Outlook (GLO) [was] launched [Tuesday], at the 13th meeting of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) … This landmark publication on the current and future state of the world’s land resources is the first in-depth analysis of the multiple functions of the land viewed from a wide range of interrelated sectors and thematic areas … Crucially, the report examines a growing disconnect between the financial and socioeconomic values of the land and how this affects the poor…” (9/12).