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Applications for sponsorship to cover UNCCD COP12 has been extended to 30 August 2015.
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The UNCCD secretariat will sponsor 15 journalists from around the world to report on its 12th Conference of the Parties (COP12) from the 12th to 23rd October in Ankara, Turkey. This is an open call for journalists who wish to cover the event and be consid
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Two business corporations from Egypt and China are recognized as true influencers in combating land degradation. SEKEM from Egypt and Elion Resources Group from China won the 2015 Land for Life Award.
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“The frog does not drink up the pond in which it lives – how about humans?”
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​Winners of the 2015 Land for Life Award will be announced on Tuesday, 28 July 2015, at the 5th Kubuqi International Desert Forum, Erdos, Inner Mongolia, China.
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The 5th Kubuqi International Desert Forum will be held from 28-29 July in Erdos, Inner Mongolia, China.
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The accreditation for the media is now open to all journalists wishing to participate in the next session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention to Combat Desertification, land degradation and drought. The Conference will take place from
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​The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will host its Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) in Ankara, Turkey, from 12 October to 23 October 2015.
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This week the Third International Conference on Financing for Development is being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There are many reasons to think high-level political representatives gathered there will make decisions improving the conditions of lands and
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The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the Turkish Ministry of Forests and Water Affairs (MoFWA) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have joined forces to address the pressing challenge of global land degradati
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​​03/05/2015 Tudor Rose and UNCCD are collaborating to publish a book in 2015 for the United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight Against Desertification (2010–2020)
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The conference focuses on the role of soils in the Sustainable Development Goals, expected to be approved by the UN General Assembly later this year.
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Beating famine. How to achieve it in Southern Africa?
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The thirteenth session of the Committee for the Review of Implementation (CRIC13) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) opened this morning at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany.
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Prof Dr Lutfi Akca, Undersecretary of Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs in Turkey, this afternoon signed an agreement to host the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP12), whi
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Desertif'actions 2015, a civil society International Forum on land degradation and combating desertification, will be held in Montpellier, France, from 10 - 13 June 2015.
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The fourth special session of the CST and the UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference took place from 9-12 March 2015 in Cancun, Mexico. Scientists warned about irreversible damage to land from the combined effects of poverty, land degradation and climate change.
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The third day of the UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference in Cancun centered on the monitoring and assessment of land degradation and drought, and on synergies between the three Rio Conventions.
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On the second day of the UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference taking place in Cancun, scientists discussed how to overcome the constraints to disseminating traditional and local practices at wide scale.
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Scientific conference on desertification opens in Cancun Mexico
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