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Combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil affected by desertification, drought and floods, and aim for a land degradation-neutral world.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Local Environmental NGOs: Focus on environmental conservation and include projects aimed at combating desertification and restoring degraded land in their initiatives.

  2. Land Rehabilitation Groups: Rehabilitate and restore degraded land through sustainable practices and reclamation efforts.

  3. Community-based Agriculture Cooperatives: Promote sustainable agriculture and land management practices to prevent desertification and improve soil health.

  4. Water Management Associations: Work on water conservation and management projects, as water scarcity is often linked to desertification.

  5. Grassroots Conservation Initiatives: Mobilize residents to participate in afforestation, reforestation, and other land restoration activities.

  6. Educational and Research Centers: Undertake research and education related to sustainable land management and combating desertification.

  7. Indigenous Peoples' Organizations: Have a deep connection to the land and may have organizations dedicated to preserving and restoring degraded areas.

  8. Community Wildlife Conservation Groups: Address the impact of desertification on local wildlife and ecosystems, working to restore habitats and promote biodiversity.

  9. Local Farmer Cooperatives: Encourage sustainable farming practices and agroforestry to prevent soil erosion and improve land quality.

  10. Youth-led Environmental Organizations: Focus on environmental issues, including efforts to combat desertification and restore degraded land.

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