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Informations sur la ressource

Date of publication: 
janvier 2012
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
978-92-95043-51-0
Pages: 
52
License of the resource: 

This book is intended as a basic information kit that tells “the story” of desertification, land degradation and drought at the global scale, together with a comprehensive set of graphics. The book indicates trends as they have taken place over the last decades, combining and connecting issues, and present priorities. It also provides information on the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and how it works to forge a global partnership to reverse and prevent desertification/land degradation and to mitigate the effects of drought in affected areas in order to support poverty reduction and environmental sustainability.

Auteurs et éditeurs

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Yukie Hori
Christina Stuhlberger
Otto Simonett
Alex Kirby
Karen Landmark

Publisher(s): 

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD) is a Convention to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements.

 

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