Cooperating agencies: FAO, GEF, IFAD, ITU, UNCCD Secretariat, UNDP, UNEP, UN-HABITAT, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNISDR, UN-OCHA, UN Regional Commissions (UN-ECA), UNWTO, World Bank Group, WFP, WHO, regional and sub-regional organizations and civil society.

Scaling up sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan Africa within the TerrAfrica framework; Pan-African Land Policy Framework; MENARID umbrella programme for sustainable management of the drylands of the Middle East and North Africa region; decreasing vulnerability to climate variability in African river basins; sustainable natural resources management and building of climate resilient infrastructure through cash and food-based employment programmes to increase the resilience and adaptive capacity of food insecure households and communities; support for adaptation projects that focus on community-based natural resource management; assistance to rural poor by improving agricultural techniques and technologies; climate-friendly tourism; strengthening disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness and humanitarian response; leveraging local purchases of food assistance in developing countries, Global e-Sustainability Initiative to further sustainable development in the ICT sector.