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Dryland farming, not so dire

29/08/15

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Climate change can dry south Indian river, says new study

Computer simulations predict severe water shortages in south India’s Godavari basin, which call for …

01/03/12

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Agroforestry can fix Pakistan’s depleting tree cover

Pakistan should turn to agroforestry to stem its shrinking forest cover, say experts.

16/12/11

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Pakistan seeks tech fix for impending water crisis

Pakistan is considering several water management techniques to head off a water crisis caused by wastage and …

01/08/11

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South Asia News in brief: 1–15 March 2008

A round-up of news from or about South Asia for the period 1–15 March 2008.

20/03/08

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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