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IN MY DESERTIFICATION LIBRARY: BOOK NR. 27

Good Practices in Drylands Management (1999)

Posted by Prof. Dr. Willem VAN COTTHEM

Ghent University – Belgium

Having participated in all the meetings of the INCD (1992-1994) and all the meetings of the UNCCD-COP, the CST and the CRIC in 1994-2006, I had an opportunity to collect a lot of interesting books and publications on drought and desertification published in that period. 25 more words

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IN MY DESERTIFICATION LIBRARY: BOOK NR. 26

Rural Poverty Report 2001 (IFAD)

Posted by Prof. Dr. Willem VAN COTTHEM

Ghent University – Belgium

Having participated in all the meetings of the INCD (1992-1994) and all the meetings of the UNCCD-COP, the CST and the CRIC in 1994-2006, I had an opportunity to collect a lot of interesting books and publications on drought and desertification published in that period. 24 more words

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Pumping untapped groundwater

The Guardian: Africa droughts prompt calls to start pumping untapped groundwater

The Guardian recently published an article covering theGroundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice… 30 more words

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How desertification has turned into a monstrous challenge for Africa

Photo credit: Down to Earth

In Africa, desertification is said to be happening at an estimated 20,000 hectares per year

Desertification in Africa: 10 things you must know… 197 more words

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GGW, a simple plan to combat a complex problem. There were just a few problems.

Photo credit: Smithsonian

An aerial view of agroforestry management practices in Niger in 2004. (USGS)

The “Great Green Wall” Didn’t Stop Desertification, but it Evolved Into Something That Might… 222 more words

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When will every school in developing countries have a school garden ?

Back to School: Local school gardens help kids

There are several school gardens in the Marathon County area and it could be helping your kids more than you think. 187 more words

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India's alarming loss of agricultural lands has global impact

India’s alarming loss of agricultural lands has global impact

By Karen Graham

A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India’s agricultural land is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate.

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