1. 1997-09-26 The World Atlas of Desertification summarises the state of scientific knowledge on the drylands of the globe. Representing in graphic form the current stage of our understanding of desertification, as well as its extent and possible solutions, it contains an extraordinary amount of information of...
  2. 1996-01-01 The overall objective of this book, as welll as the project supported by the International Development Research Centre which led to the drafting of these papers, is to draw attention to the subject of "grassroots indicators": measures or signals of environmental quality or change formulated by...
  3. This report highlights the shortcomings of the Third World countries as well as the Western donors and the multilateral agencies. It draws on information gathered in the field in all parts of the world.
  4. Desertification examines the reaons: overcultivation, overgrazing, deforestation and bad irrigation. The rich nations, the poor nations and the internation agencies know what needs to be done to stop cropland and pastures turning to desert.
  5. Key Resource 2012-01-20 The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present condition of global trauma is not "natural," but a result of humanity's destructive...
  6. Abstract: The Action Against Desertification (AAD) project supports eight ACP countries, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Fiji and Haiti in the sustainable management and restoration of degraded land. Baseline assessments have been carried out in each of these countries to...
  7. A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize", announced on Monday. Yacouba Sawadogo shared this year's award with three Saudi human rights activists and an Australian agronomist. The 3...
  8. Abstract, 2013,International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Desertification, a phenomenon referring to land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid regions as a result of climatic variations and human activities, is considered as one of the most severe environmental and...