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The Only Way Out: Educate and Monitor

We know the drivers of land degradation, but what are the solutions? Listen to the take of Irina Bokova, Director-General, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, in her call for action at Rio+20 and her message for the World Day to Combat Desertification.

Halting land degradation must be a part of the new road map for sustainable development. It affects the well-being and millions of livelihoods worldwide, particularly the dryland communities in rural areas. In this short video drawing attention to the World Day to Combat Desertification, UNESCO’s Director General, Irina Bokova, provides critical solutions to help allay drought and advance steps to become land degradation neutral.

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