Report on the Desertification Convention
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Report by ICRISAT on its participation on behalf of the CGIAR in the negotiations between May 1993 and June 1994 leading to the International Convention to Combat Desertification, itself an outgrowth of UNCED. ICRISAT cited the Desert Margins Initiative, a CGIAR ecoregional initiative which ICRISAT itself headed, as a CGIAR response to the Convention.The statement of James Ryan, ICRISAT Director General, at the signing ceremony, and relevant portions of the Convention are annexed.Agenda document, CGIAR International Centers Week, October 1994.