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Desertification Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Desertification:

    • 1.1 Reports by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)
    • 1.2 Other international institutions addressing desertification
    • 1.3 Other websites related to desertification
  2. Partner links

See also our page containing sites linking to this Digest

 

1. Factual links

1.1 Reports by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)

Besides the "Desertification Synthesis" Report (summarized by GreenFacts in this Biodiversity study) the MA has published a series of other relevant reports on its website: www.millenniumassessment.org 

See table of contents of MA reports

1.2 Other international institutions addressing desertification
1.3 Other websites related to desertification
  • The official website of the International Year of Deserts and Desertification – 2006: www.iydd2006.org 
  • The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of the University of Arizona houses the UNCCD Information Network Project Database at: http://ag.arizona.edu/cgi-bin/cstccd.cgi 
  • Drylandscope provides a "platform for the accumulation and refinement of knowledge pertinent to the needs of primary stakeholders in affected drylands" at: www.drylandscope.org/index.html 
  • The Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) published on its website a report entitled "Desertification: A Tale of Two Feedbacks" which addresses different aspects of desertification at: www.icsu-scope.org/downloadpubs/scope45/chapter04.html 
  • Oasis, a "global agricultural research-for-development partnership against desertification", offers information on desertification at: www.oasisglobal.net/ 
  • The International Arid Lands Consortium (IALC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to exploring the problems and solutions unique to arid and semiarid regions, provides facts and maps on deserts and arid lands at: http://ag.arizona.edu/OALS/IALC/desertfacts.html 
 

2. Partner links

Web pages of GreenFacts' partners providing information relevant to desertification:

The World Conservation Union The World Conservation Union (IUCN) provides a webpage entitled "Desertification and land degradation "
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) announces its contribution to the International Year of Deserts and Desertification at: www.sdc.admin.ch 

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