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Land degradation means loss in the capacity of a given land to support growth of useful plants on a sustained basis. It is result of many factors or/and combination of factors which damage the soil, water and vegetation resources and restrict their use or production capacity. In Bangladesh, land degradation is now one of the major ecological issues. This web platform for monitoring land degradation have two components- land degradation map and sustainable land management (SLM) technologies for degraded areas. It is an open access database to visualize and download the maps in raster format. The Agroecological Zones (AEZ) map with 88 sub-regions taken as a base map to prepare the land degradation map. In component two a short description of SLM technology with location is available to download.