The UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference, held from 9 to 12 March 2015 in Cancún, Mexico, used a novel, participatory approach to explore the various forms of knowledge that link biophysical and social systems, the vulnerabilities of these systems and potential pathways to reach sustainable land management. The conference gathered nearly 300 articipants from 90 countries, half of them from the scientific community, and the other half from ministries, government agencies, international organizations and civil society organizations. This document highlights the key issues raised by the conference Impulse Report and discussed by the participants, to come up with specific scientific and operational proposals to achieve impact.
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The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD) is a Convention to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements.
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