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Term United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD, Paris, 1994)
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The subject of this convention is the fight against desertification, as well as the mitigation of the effects of drought in the most affected countries-- particularly in Africa-- through effective measures supported by cooperation agreements and international partnerships, which contribute to the achievement of sustainable development in affected areas.


Topic  BiodiversityEnvironmental educationProtected areasLegal and InstitutionalSoil and water