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Distr.GENERALUNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/14/INF/3528 April 2010ENGLISH ONLYSUBSIDIARY BODY ON SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICALAND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVICEFourteenth meetingNairobi, 10-21 May 2010Item 4.2 of the provisional agenda
COMPILATION OF EXPERIENCES IN THE FIELD OF CLIMATE CHANGEMITIGATION AND ADAPTATION, SOIL MANAGEMENT AND PASTORALISM IN DRYAND SUB-HUMID LANDS
Note by the Executive Secretary
1. Paragraph 8 (c) of decision IX/17 on the biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands requests theExecutive Secretary, in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UnitedNations, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and other relevant organizationsand collaborators to prepare a compilation of experiences in the field of climate-change mitigationand adaptation, soil management and pastoralism in dry and sub-humid lands.2. Accordingly, the Executive Secretary is pleased to circulate herewith, for the information of participants to the fourteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical andTechnological Advice, a compilation of experiences in the field of climate change mitigation andadaptation, soil management and pastoralism in dry and sub-humid lands, which has been prepared byIUCN and peer reviewed by FAO and the UNCCD.3. The document is circulated in the form and language in which it was received by the Secretariatof the Convention on Biological Diversity.