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View Resource Rangeland Desertification

Two publications resulting from an international workshop on Rangeland Desertification (held in Iceland in September 1997) are now available on the Internet. The first volume, titled simply Rangeland Desertification, focuses on concepts and principles; see the Abstracts section for an idea of content. The second volume, entitled Rala report No 200, is comprised of proceedings from the 1997...
View Resource Re-thinking Policies to Cope With Desertification

The phenomenon and process of desertification is one that is currently threatening one-third of the world's population from Algeria to China. In December 2006, the United Nations convened a large panel of expert researchers to create a set of new, and hopefully, more effective policies that will help international organizations, national governments, and other concerned parties deal with the very...