United nation conference on desertification

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Date
1977
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Fosbrooke
Abstract
The main objective of the United Nations Conference on Desertification is to give impetus to international action to combat desertification. To this end, the Conference will provide the international community with a Plan of Action to Combat Desertification, The proposed plan will establish principles and objectives, recommendations for action, and proposals for strengthening indigenous capacity in science and technology. The concept of the feasibility studies is to work towards transnational (intergovernmental) agreements which can also serve as models for large-scale international cooperation to combat deserti¬fication. Senior consultants to the Conference Secretariat and the ad hoc interagency task force established to assist the Secretariat identified four areas for these studies. On further discussion, the proposals were developed into these six feasibility studies:
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Available in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr Wilbert Chagula Library, (EAF FOS D57 )
Keywords
UN, desertification
Citation
Fosbrooke, H.A. (1977) United nation conference on desertification
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