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Forests and Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (DLDD): Opportunities for implementing the UNCCD
Side Event or Special Event : Side Event
Name of contact:

Jasmin Metzler​

Side Event Date: 18/09/2013 18:00
Organization contact: UNCCD GM
Hosting organization:

UNCCD Secretariat​

Side Event Description:


The side event will feature the important role forests and trees outside forests play for DLDD.
The objectives of the side event are to:
1. Raise awareness about the role of  forests and trees outside forests to combat desertification/land degradation and mitigate the impacts of drought.
2. Inform and build capacity about existing options to combat DLDD by forest conservation/restoration
3. Showcase how these options have worked on the ground (best practice examples, case studies from different parts of the world)
The side event is meant to contribute to the discussions under agenda item 4 of CRIC 11


Coorganizations: UNCCD GM
Coorganizations contact: UNCCD Secretariat
Email address:
Email address:
Attachment: /COP Side Event Documents/COP11_side event_Forests andTrees outside forests_UNCCD Presentation.pdf

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