We, the African Member States and Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ministers, Heads of Delegation and Experts, attending the High Level Meeting of the first African Drought Conference (ADC);
Having met in Windhoek, Namibia from the 15 – 19 August 2016;
Congratulate the Government of Namibia and the UNCCD Secretariat for coordinating and organizing the first African Drought Conference, and thanking in particular NEPAD and all sponsors of the ADC.
Recognizing the alarming impacts of the recent 2015/2016 El Nino events as one of the most severe in recent decades
Namibia, 2016. The Windhoek Declaration for Enhancing Resilience to Drought in Africa.