The Ethiopian delegation leader, Mr. S. Debela told the United Nations Conference on Desertification in?
The Ethiopian delegation leader, Mr. S. Debela told the United Nations Conference on Desertification in Nairobi on Thursday (1 September) of the horrors that drought-related famine had brought to his land. He said it had killed 100,000 people in the country. The leader of the Indian delegation, Mr. M.S. Swaminathan, said the conference was unique because it was aimed at helping the most under-privileged people in the world.
SYNOPSIS: The conference has been proceeding in the Kenyatta conference centre. Delegates inside heard grim reminders on drought form Mr. Debela:
The conference president and the Secretary General, Mostafa Kamal Tolba, listening to Indian delegate, Mr. M.S. Swaminathan: