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What does UNCCD stand for?

UNCCD stands for United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

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He said that the participation of Heads of State, Government and senior ministers and politicians from different regions of the world along with scientists and specialists under the auspices the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification reflect the interest of the United Nations in the international cooperation to find scientific and political ways to deal with the problem.
Onhis part, UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Frode Mauring, in a speech, said "this strategy is an important step ahead on the right way to join the world in fighting desertification as well as fulfilling the requirements of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
Desertification is formally defined under the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) as "land degradation in arid, semi-arid, and dry sub-humid areas resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities".