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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

The Convention came into force on December 1996, 195 Parties have ratified the text. The objective of this Convention is to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa, through effective action at all levels, supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements, in the framework of an integrated approach,  with a view to contributing to the achievement of sustainable development in affected areas. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and or Desertification Particularly in Africa

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