Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Chair
Male Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Italy
Chair
Male South Africa
South Africa
Bureau expert group member
Male
Azerbaijan
Bureau expert group member
Male
South Africa
MEP expert group member
Male
Turkey
MEP expert group member
Female
China
MEP expert group member
Female
France
MEP expert group member
Male
Malaysia
Technical Support Unit
Female
United States of America

Chapter 1: Benefits to people from avoidance of land degradation and restoration of degraded land

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Female Australia
Australia
Review editor
Male France
France

Chapter 2: Concepts and perceptions of land degradation and restoration

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male France
Brazil
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Finland
Finland
Lead Author
Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Female Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network – GEO BON
France
Lead Author
Female United States of America
United States of America
Review editor
Male Chile
Chile
Review editor
Female Hungary
Hungary
Fellow
Female Environmental law institute - Lyon 3 University
France

Chapter 3: Direct and indirect drivers of land degradation and restoration

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Female United States of America
United States of America
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Sweden
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Coordinating Lead Author
Male India
India
Lead Author
Male Belgium
Belgium
Lead Author
Male Portugal
Portugal
Lead Author
Female Finland
Finland
Lead Author
Male Japan
Japan
Lead Author
Male India
India
Liaison expert
Male India
India
Liaison expert
Female Australia
Australia
Liaison expert
Female France
France
Liaison expert
Male United States of America
United States of America
Liaison expert
Male United Republic of Tanzania
United Republic of Tanzania
Liaison expert
Male Brazil
Brazil
Liaison expert
Male Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS)
Niger
Review editor
Female United States of America
United States of America
Review editor
Male Australia
Australia
Fellow
Female Universidade Federal de Goiás
Brazil
Fellow
Male Duke University
United States of America

Chapter 4: Status and trends of land degradation and restoration and associated changes in biodiversity and ecosystem functions

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male UNCCD
United States of America
Coordinating Lead Author
Male UNCCD
South Africa
Coordinating Lead Author
Male China
China
Lead Author
Male Israel
Israel
Liaison expert
Male Ireland
Ireland
Liaison expert
Male Russian Federation
Russian Federation
Liaison expert
Female Mexico
Mexico
Liaison expert
Male Brazil
Brazil
Liaison expert
Male Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS)
Tunisia
Liaison expert
Male Myanmar
Myanmar
Review editor
Male Bhutan
Bhutan
Review editor
Male United States of America
United States of America
Fellow
Male University for Development Studies, Ghana
Ghana

Chapter 5: Land degradation and restoration associated with changes in ecosystem services and functions, and human well-being and good quality of life

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male South Africa
South Africa
Coordinating Lead Author
Male University of California
United States of America
Lead Author
Male Germany
Germany
Lead Author
Male Canada
Canada
Lead Author
Female Global Change Research Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Lead Author
Male Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network
Australia
Liaison expert
Female Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Liaison expert
Male International Social Science Council (ISSC)
Nigeria
Liaison expert
Female Ramsar Convention Secretariat
United States of America
Liaison expert
Male Mongolia
Mongolia
Review editor
Male Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Review editor
Male International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
United Republic of Tanzania

Chapter 6: Responses to avoid land degradation and restore degraded land

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Nepal
Nepal
Coordinating Lead Author
Male United States of America
United States of America
Lead Author
Female France
France
Lead Author
Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Male Hungary
Hungary
Lead Author
Female ColombiaInstituto Alexander von Humboldt
Colombia
Lead Author
Male Brazil
Brazil
Liaison expert
Male Samaria and the Jordan Rift R&D center
Israel
Liaison expert
Male Cuba
Cuba
Liaison expert
Male Malaysia
Malaysia
Liaison expert
Female Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa
South Africa
Review editor
Female Ramsar Convention Secretariat
United States of America
Review editor
Female United States of America
Argentina
Fellow
Male Hohai University
China

Chapter 7: Scenarios of land degradation and restoration

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male United States of America
United States of America
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Netherlands
Netherlands
Lead Author
Female Germany
Germany
Lead Author
Male International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Male Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network – GEO BON
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Lead Author
Male Canada
Canada
Lead Author
Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Female PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
Netherlands
Liaison expert
Male South Africa
South Africa
Liaison expert
Male Instituto Alexander von Humboldt
Colombia
Review editor
Male Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Review editor
Male Japan
Japan
Fellow
Female University of Queensland
United States of America

Chapter 8: Decision support to address land degradation and support restoration of degraded land

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Female Uganda
Uganda
Coordinating Lead Author
Female Netherlands
Netherlands
Lead Author
Female Georgia
Georgia
Lead Author
Male Mexico
Belgium
Lead Author
Female Portugal
Portugal
Lead Author
Male India
India
Lead Author
Female UNCCD
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Liaison expert
Male Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Liaison expert
Female United States of America
United States of America
Liaison expert
Male Sweden
Sweden
Liaison expert
Male India
India
Review editor
Male Brazil
Brazil
Review editor
Female United States of America
United States of America
Fellow
Male Indonesian Institute Of Sciences
Indonesia