Canada commits US$43 million to Land Degradation Neutrality Fund

Canada's Minister of International Development, Karina Gould, has announced that Canada will contribute CA$55 million (US$43 million) to the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund. The Fund, created by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, supports "sustainable land management and land restoration" in low-income countries.

Canada's commitment to Land Degradation Neutrality Fund is a part of Canada's overall CA$2.7 billion (US$2.1 billion) climate finance commitment. 

Press release - Global Affairs Canada