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In his remarks, the Executive Director of the GDLA
, Ambassador Bader Al-Dafa stated that the essence of the dry land initiative is to protect land and agriculture.
Key speakers and dignitaries expected at the EGM include the Executive Director of GDLA, Ambassador Bader Al-Dafa, and renowned US scholar and development expert Professor Jeffery Sachs.
The GDLA is an initiative of the Qatari government with the support of the United Nations to provide a global mechanism to ensure sustainable solidarity among the countries that suffer from dry lands.
Al-Attiya explained that the GDLA will offer partnership between developed and developing countries with dry lands to harness the best of science and technology to meet the challenges of food and water security as well as environmental sustainability.
During the opening ceremony of the Global Green Growth Summit, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak also highlighted Qatar's leadership in launching the GDLA.