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Conference White Papers

Strategic framework for drought risk management and enhancing resilience in Africa: white paper

Strategic framework for drought risk management and enhancing resilience in Africa: white paper

Tsegaye Tadesse

The Strategic framework for drought risk management and enhancing resilience in Africa is an initiative of the FAO and UNCCD, and developed by Tsegaye Tadesse of the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This report highlights six principles for a Drought Resilient and Prepared Africa (DRAPA). It was developed in the framework of the African Drought Conference held in August 2016 in Windhoek, Namibia.

Towards national drought policies in Latin America and the Caribbean: white paper

Towards national drought policies in Latin America and the Caribbean: white paper

Antonio Magalhaes

This White Paper is an outcome of the Regional Conference on Drought Preparedness in LAC Region, held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, on 14–16 August, 2017. The conference was organized by UNCCD, FAO, WMO and the government of Bolivia, and was attended by national focal points of the UNCCD in the LAC region and representatives of FAO, WMO, the World Bank and the government of Bolivia.