Progress report on ECA environmental activities
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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ECA resolution 446(XVII) on Combating Desertification in Africa was adopted at the ninth meeting of the ECA Conference of Ministers at Tripoli, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya in April 1982. One of the first follow-up actions undertaken by the secretariat was to present the review paper (E/ECA/CM.8/ 21/Rev.l) on: Combating Desertification in Africa which promoted the resolution, for a more detailed discussion by environmental experts at the first meeting of the joint Intergovernmental Regional Committee on Human Settlements and Environment, held at ECA, Addis Ababa, 23 June to 2 July 1982.