Africa Drought Conference Will Adopt Windhoek Declaration

19 Aug 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

The inaugural African Drought Conference will today adopt the Windhoek Declaration on Drought Resilience in Africa.Namibian President Hage Geingob on August 19th paid tribute to the achievements of drafting a white paper after five days of discussion on details of the “Strategic Framework for Drought Management and Enhancing Resilience to Drought Events in Africa.”The declaration’s adoption also coincides with “World Humanitarian Day.”Namibia’s New Era newspaper quoted Geingob as saying, “We are cognizant of the fact that the majority of African countries do not have drought policies...

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