ORDOS, September 11 -- The Belt and Road cooperation framework to fight against desertification was launched on September 10, 2017 in Ordos City, as side event of the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP13) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Zhang Jianlong, Administrator of State Forestry Administration of China attended the event and made a keynote speech. He said that the framework will help members to enhance their communication, promote pragmatic cooperation, share experience and improve capabilities of combating desertification, all of which will set a solid base for the effective desertification control and the cessation of land degradation as well as the UN Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

By Xin Shuyu


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