The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) Participation in the UNCCD COP 13, 6 - 16 September 2017, Ordos (China)


OSS participates in the 13th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP 13)  in Ordos. 

On this occasion, OSS and its partners  organize 4 side events focusing on Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and Sustainable Land & Water Management (SLWM) Best Practices in support of the Great Green Wall. New OSS Publications and Scientific Briefs will be disseminated during the conference.:

  1. Side Event 1: "Sharing best practices & monitoring the impacts of the SLWM to implement the GMV", in partnership with the CILSS & IUCN.
    13 September 2017, 1.00 to 3.00pm. Room MET-06
  2. Side Event 2: "Oasis Ecosystems : Which Contribution in Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality ?", in partnership with the​ CARI.
    13 September 2017, 6.00 to 8.00​pm. Room MET-20
  3. Side Event 3: "Land Degradation Neutrality in Africa’s Circum-Sahara Region From commitments to implementation"
    14 September, 1.00 to  3.00pm. Room MET-21
  4. Side Event 4: "Scientific Community & Stakeholders in the Implementation of Actions to Combat Desertification: What responsibilities?",  in partnership with​ IRD.
    14 September,  6.00 to 8.00pm. Room MET-05