Drylands Not a Lost Cause, U.N. Summit Declares

Inter Press Service: "If this was a meeting about climate change, I am pretty sure that the room would have been more crowded," Luc Gnacadja, executive secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), commented at a press conference Tuesday. "I think that we need to change the lenses we use to face the issue of desertification," he added. Every minute, 23 hectares of productive land is lost through land degradation, in turn causing the loss of 20 million tonnes of grain every year. Gathered......

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