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Desertification: A Visual Synthesis

Desertification: A Visual Synthesis
  • United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). July 2011
  • 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.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Global, Middle-East, China, Romania, Senegal, Syrian Arab Republic, Uganda, Nairobi
  • Main themes: Desertification, Drought, Drylands, Energy, Food security, Land degradation, Migration, Poverty reduction, Water scarcity
  • Main target audience: General public, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Awareness raising
  • Type of resource: Good practices, Information kit
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Published in 2015