migration; land degradation; desertification; drought

Addressing the Land Degradation – Migration Nexus: The Role of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

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Land remains the most fundamental asset for the majority of vulnerable populations living in developing countries, as their livelihoods are directly linked to agriculture. Land degradation is a pervasive systemic phenomenon that can take many problematic forms, including chemical contamination and pollution, salinity, soil erosion, nutrient depletion, overgrazing, deforestation, and desertification.

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