Combating drought, land degradation and desertification
for poverty reduction and sustainable development

The contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices 

9-12 march 2015, Cancún, Mexico

Combating drought, land degradation and desertification for poverty reduction and sustainable development

The contribution of science, technology, traditional knowledge and practices 

9-12 march 2015, Cancún, Mexico

3rd UNCCD Scientific Conference

Major challenges

One of the major challenges facing delegates to the conference is the development of new scientific insights and recommendations to policy makers with regards to the assessment of vulnerability of socio-ecosystems to climate change and current and future capacities to adapt.

About the conference...

 Last news

02 Sep 2014

The call for abstracts is extended

Deadline: September 28th, 2014

The 3rd UNCCD scientific conference aims to attract the widest possible range of scientific, local and traditional knowledge that can be harnessed to achieve poverty reduction and sustainable development in areas susceptible to desertification, land degradation and drought. Potential participants are highly encouraged to submit an extended abstract to the organizing committee to present (...)

24 Jul 2014

¡Hola, Cancún!

The 3rd UNCCD International scientific conference will be held in Cancún, at the Cancún Convention and Exhibition Center. Information about accommodation around the venue will be provided soon…