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Support to Montenegro for development of National Action Programs aligned to the UNCCD 10 Year Strategy and Reporting Process under UNCCD

Name of client

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Origin of funding

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


2013 - 2014

The development of National Action Plan (NAP) to combat land degradation and its integration into the National Development Strategy and other relevant UNCCD strategies and documents in Montenegro was highlighted as one of the urgent measures in the First National Report on the implementation of the UNCCD.

The project put an emphasis on the activities aimed at supporting mainstreaming the NAP recommendations into relevant national strategic documents.


The Project aimed at assisting Montenegro in formulating the first ever NAP in line with the UNCCD 10-Year Strategy resulting in improved planning and monitoring of UNCCD implementation at the national level for better decision making on desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) and sustainable land management issues.


Project resulted in:

  1. inception meeting;

  2. establishment of the Project Steering Committee and National Coordination Body;

  3. first National Stakeholder Workshop;

  4. regular Expert Group Meetings;

  5. draft NAP for Montenegro.

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