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News Restore land to sustain life: highlighting Mediterranean initiative to support countries in achieving the targets of land degradation neutrality

To tackle desertification, the 14th session of Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is taking place from 2-13 September 2019 in New Delhi, welcoming over 3,000 participants, under the theme “Restore land to sustain life”. The Union for the Mediterranean collaborated to the side event “Regional initiative to counter land degradation in the Mediterranean, Near East and Eastern Europe, LANDMEDNET” with FAO and CIHEAM, which took  place on September 5th.

The side event draws attention to the need to identify the main challenges to sustainable land resources use and management and to map out regional actions to counter land degradation, enhance resilience and promote sustainable production landscapes in the Mediterranean, Near East and Eastern Europe. A short leaflet highlighting key aspects of the UFM-UNCCD partnership was  disseminated during the side event.

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Geographical coverage India,
News date 11/09/2019
Working language(s) ENGLISH