UNCCD

AcronymDefinition
UNCCDUnited Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
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The donation is representative of Germany's ongoing commitment and support to combating desertification in Namibia-which is even more relevant with the UNCCD being head-quartered in Bonn.
Governments of all drought-prone countries need to adopt, mainstream and operationalize national drought policies, based on the principles of early warning, preparedness and risk management," said UNCCD Executive Secretary Luc Gnacadja.
According to UNCCD data, statistics show that living standards and literacy rates are declining in countries that experience increasing levels of aridity.
This is the first time a COP of the UNCCD will be held in the SADC Region and the event is expected to attract between 2000 to 3000 delegates including Heads of States, Ministers and other international dignitaries.
At least 2000 delegates from 195 countries of the UNCCD are expected to attend the conference.
At least 2000 delegates from 195 countries of the UNCCD are expected to attend the conference to address the management of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas known as drylands with the aim to maintain and restore land and soil productivity and mitigate the effects of drought.
14th session of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is being attended by 196 countries and 5000 participants and nearly 8000 representatives.