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Climate, desertification, drought, rangeland management and overgrazing.

Rangeland management and climate hazards in drylands: dust storms, desertification and the overgrazing debate

by Nick Middleton

in Natural Hazards (2016). – doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2592-6


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Desertification in Tanzania

Govt seeks solution to curb desertification


  • The government has further directed village leaders and other public servants not to break the law by disturbing the residents at registered villages while the investigation work continues.
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Central Asia's Desertification

Photo credit: AZO Cleantech

The Hangay Mountains of central Mongolia today serve as a large topographic barrier blocking moisture from reaching the Gobi Desert and interior Asia. 385 more words


Drought and desertification in Pakistan

The coming drought

By Raashid Wali Janjua

Pakistan is currently beset with a clear and present danger – the desertification of its agricultural heartland along with a concomitant drought that would parch the burgeoning population of one of the fastest growing populations on the planet. 164 more words


Various programmes and projects to address desertification and drought in achieving food security

Kenya initiates programmes to counter desertification

by MyGov 

Environment Principal Secretary Charles Sunkuli gives his key note address during the opening of the Fifteenth Session of the Committee on Review of the Implementation of the Convention. 184 more words


International programs aiming to slow down tropical deforestation are not sufficiently taking local farmers into account

Photo credit: Science Daily

A recently burnt-down patch of forest in the vicinity of Yangambi in the central Congo Basin. In the background is the edge of the primary forest. 90 more words