Participation of WOCAT at the Desertif' Action 2017 in Strasbourg

From 27th to 28th of June 2017 WOCAT participated at the Desertif’Action 2017 - International Summit of Non-State Actors – in Strasbourg, France. NGOs, scientists, local governments, farmer organizations, private and public institutions met in order to share their concerns and built common positions on land degradation under a changing climate and its consequences in northern and southern countries. The summit ended with the adoption of the declaration «REDUCING LAND DEGRADATION AND REHABILITATING DEGRADED LAND MUST BECOME A PRIORITY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY», which will be presented at the forthcoming UNCCD COP13 in Ordos, China, from 6-16 September 2017.

Please click here to download the declaration in English and here for the French version.