United Nations Environment Programme
Saudi Arabia


Tugba Uysal

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Committee: United Nations Environment Program Country: Saudi Arabia

Topic 1: Accelerating the fight against desertification in the global decade against deterioration

Desertification is land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. This means that the biological or economic productivity of drylands is reduced or completely lost. Human activities such as poor land management are one of the main causes. Desertification affects 110 countries of the world and 70 percent of the world´s dry lands It causes economical loss of productivity of arable land to a bare sustainable level due to natural and man’s activities

The delegation of Saudi Arabia recognizes the problem of des...

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