International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

28 Jan

Convention to Combat Desertification – CRIC17

  • Date 28 January 2019 - 30 January 2019
  • Location Georgetown, Guyana

The seventeenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 17) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), was held at the Arthur Chung Conference Center (ACCC) from 28 to 30 January 2019 in Georgetown, Guyana.

Pablo Jacomé, Regional Coordinator for the Latin America and the Caribbean Office of INBAR, gave a speech at the session, elaborating on bamboo and rattan’s role in combatting desertification. He outlined successful case studies from INBAR’s work on land restoration in different countries, from India to Columbia.