ITTO UNCCD COP-11 event emphasizes contribution of forests to degraded land restoration

On 26 September, in conjunction with the Eleventh Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) of the UNCCD convened in Windhoek, Namibia from 16-27 September, ITTO hosted a side event on “Forest Conservation and Restoration in Africa – Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Dryland Management.” The event was jointly convened with the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).