United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

OBJECTIVE
To combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and desertification especially in Africa through effective action at all levels, supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements.

Date accepted: 17th June 1994
 
Date Kenya Signed: 14th October 1994
 
Date ratified: 24th June 1997
 
Date entered into force: 26th December 1996

GOVERNMENT OBLIGATION:
To combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought Including land degradation neutrality

FOCAL POINTS:
National focal point: Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment an Foresty
 
STC focal point: NEMA

PROJECTS/ INITIATIVES:

Adopt a tree Initiative to schools
 
Sustainable land management  investment framework
 
Farm Field School Initiative
 
Land Degradation Neutrality (LND) Target Report.
It is financed by GEF under UNDP.

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