The GDA conference at ‪‎Expo Milano 2015‬

The GDA conference at #‎Expo2015 tackles the issues relating to Desertification and Food Security.

  • Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al-Malki Al Juhani, Commissioner General of Qatar Pavilion, Qatar’s Ambassador to Italy, welcomes the GDA conference’s attendees.
  • Gloria Zavatta, Chief Sustainability Officer at Expo 2015, opens the GDA conference.
  • Welcome speech of the Executive Director of the Global Dryland Alliance (GDA), Ambassador Bader Omar Al Dafa.
  • Speech of the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) at the GDA conference - Ertharin Cousin.
  • Speech of the Executive Director of the Permanent Interstates Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) - Djime Adoum.
  • Speech of the Director of the Cooperation and Economic Integration Department of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB Group) - Abdul Hakim Elwaer.
  • Speech of Chef de Cabinet of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) - Rajeb Boulharouf.
  • Talk of the Director General of International Center for Biosaline Agriculture in Dubai (ICBA) – Ismahane Elouafi.