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UNCCD COP15 through the lens of drought: highlights, outcomes and the way forward

The fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) took place from 9 to 20 May 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The theme of COP15 was Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to prosperity. COP15 discussed sustainable solutions for land restoration and drought resilience, with a strong focus…

UNCCD COP15 through the lens of drought: highlights, outcomes and the way forward
DRIMMS vol. 3: Drought risk management and mitigation strategy 2022-2032

The incidence and intensity of droughts is expected to increase in Southern Africa over the coming years. In order to mitigate these trends, the region has developed the SADC Drought Risk Management and Mitigation Strategy (DRIMMS), which is a 10-year road map to achieve region-wide drought resilience. The objective of the strategy is to enhance the capacity of the SADC countries to…

DRIMMS vol. 3: Drought risk management and mitigation strategy 2022-2032