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Sustainable land management

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The main objective of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) is to promote human coexistence with nature with a long-term perspective so that the provisioning, regulating, cultural and supporting services of ecosystems are ensured. SLM is an essential prerequisite to sustainable development; progress should be made simultaneously at all levels. In terms of such concerns as food security, poverty alleviation, livelihood improvements, water conflicts and ecosystem services, SLM is an important local issue that is also a global concern. (Wocat)

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