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Brazil Hosts U.N. Conference on Desertification

LADB Article ID: 54066
Category/Department: Region
Date: 1999-12-03
By: LADB Staff

The third UN Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Combatting Desertification (UNCCD) took place in Recife, Brazil, Nov. 15-26. Delegates from 159 countries, in addition to the representatives from the UN, financing agencies, and other nongovernmental organizations, attended. Although the conference focused on Africa, the continent hit hardest by the phenomenon, Latin America also received attention.

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