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Article 5. Obligations of affected country Parties

SDG goals
15, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16 15.3, 15.a, 15.b, 15.9, 1.5, 2.4, 4.7, 6.b, 5.5, 10.2, 11.3, 12.8, 13.3, 16.7, 16.10, 16.3
In addition to their obligations pursuant to article 4, affected country Parties undertake to:
(a) give due priority to combating desertification and mitigating the effects of drought, and allocate adequate resources in accordance with their circumstances and capabilities;
(b) establish strategies and priorities, within the framework of sustainable development plans and/or policies, to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought;
(c) address the underlying causes of desertification and pay special attention to the socio- economic factors contributing to desertification processes;
(d) promote awareness and facilitate the participation of local populations, particularly women and youth, with the support of non-governmental organizations, in efforts to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought; and
(e) provide an enabling environment by strengthening, as appropriate, relevant existing legislation and, where they do not exist, enacting new laws and establishing long-term policies and action programmes.