France will participate in the LDN Fund


President Hollande announces that France will participate in the investment fund for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN Fund)

In his address to the Heads of States Summit held on the occasion of the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), French President Mr. François Hollande announced his decision to join other public and private sector investors in the establishment of the LDN Fund, as part of France’s commitment to combat desertification and mobilize the necessary resources.

Watch the video of Mr. Hollande’s speech in French (or jump to min. 7’45”):

Discours au sommet des chefs d'Etat et de... von elysee

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Simone Quatrini
The Global Mechanism
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