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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land

Organizations relating to Arid Zones

International Arid Lands Consortium / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1989
Sahara Resource Network / Port Elizabeth, South Africa / Est. 2001
Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research / Beer-Sheva, Israel / Est. 1974
Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South-West Asia / Rome, Italy / Est. 1964
Association of Arid Lands Studies / Lubbock TX, USA / Est. 1977
Tree Aid / Bristol, UK / Est. 1987
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1977
Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Research on Arid Areas / Biskra, Algeria / Est. 1991
Regional Water Centre for Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean / La Serena, Chile / Est. 2003
Institut of the Arid Regions, Tunisia / Médenine, Tunisia / Est. 1976
Sahara and Sahel Observatory / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1992
European Drought Centre / Wageningen, Netherlands / Est. 2004
Regional Study Centre for Resistance and Adaptation to Drought / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 1989
Phyto-sanitary Convention for Africa South of the Sahara / Est. 1954
Arid Lands Information Network - Eastern Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1988
Saharan Studies Association / Stanford CA, USA / Est. 1992
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
West African Women's Association / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1984
Water and Development Information for Arid Lands Global Network / Paris, France / Est. 2004
Green Belt Movement / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1977
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics / Hyderabad, India / Est. 1972
Regional Centre for Training and Water Studies of Arid and Semiarid Zones, Cairo / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 2002
John Paul II Foundation for the Sahel / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso / Est. 1984
Pro-Natura International / Paris, France / Est. 1986

View all profiles (58 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Arid Zones

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Desert nomadism
Threatened xeromorphic dwarf-shrubland habitats
Disruption of arid zone ecosystems
Threatened polar desert habitats
Inappropriate irrigation schemes
Threatened rangeland habitats
Threatened desert habitats

Action Strategies relating to Arid Zones

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Combating drought
Managing drylands
Combating desertification

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