UNCCD meets with CAREC to discuss cooperation in Central Asia

13/06/2019 UNCCD News –


Bonn, Germany – UNCCD met with the newly appointed Executive Director of The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) Mr. Zafar Makhmudov to discuss potential collaboration on regional projects within the UNCCD Drought Initiative as well as on programs that address sand and dust storms.

Both organizations expressed interest in a more systematic cooperation to enhance implementation of the convention in five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan.


Author: Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.