NGO, Scientifics, local communities, international institutions, public and private sector actors…every layers of civil society are gathering at Ouagadougou to debate and share their respective positions on land degradation through desertification combat, biodiversity protection and adaptation to climate change.
This unique multi-actors gathering brings together, for the 1st time in Africa, 300 participants from all around the world during 4 days.
In the continuity of its vocation to connect civil society actors, D’a19 (contraction of Désertif’actions 2019) moves to Burkina Faso.
Under the chairmanship of His Excellency Mr. Nestor Batio Bassiere, Minister of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso, D’a19 positions itself at the very heart of a Sahelian region heavily affected by land degradation with the will to build stronger bonds between desertification combat actors.
This summit reflects the will of its organizers to rally around a common fight against land degradation that constantly need more initiatives and more synergies between Rio conventions to be truly effective.
D’a19, it’s 4 thematics treated in workshops:
This unique event also proposes panels of experts dedicated to desertification combat fundings and the place of lands in international agendas.
Concerned with highlighting actors that offer their creativity to combat desertification, D’a19 is launching a call for posters to promote civil society initiatives.
Find out the different categories and technical specificities on our official website.
Désertif'actions 2019 is the initiative of CARI association, co-organized by the SPONG with the support of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.