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Soil degradation issues 'swept aside', say experts

More attention must be paid to the global degradation of land and its impact on climate change and food security, …

07/09/07

UN: Policymakers must rethink desertification

A new UN report warns of mass migration of displaced dryland communities if policy is not coordinated to tackle …

28/06/07

Islamic fund created to secure food in Niger

Islamic states have agreed to donate US$370 million to Niger over the next five years to combat desertification …

19/06/07

Local people 'vital to preventing desertification'

Taking into account local people's livelihoods and knowledge can help prevent the desertification of drylands, …

14/05/07

Forced migration key issue at desert meeting

Environmental migration will be a key topic when international experts discuss desertification in Algeria next week.

15/12/06

Not all doom and gloom for deserts, says UN agency

A UN agency warns that life will get hotter, drier and harder in deserts, but that good management could bring …

05/06/06

Desertification is 'economic not environmental' issue

An international conference has heard calls for nations to refocus their efforts to combat the growing problem of …

20/04/06

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