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Organizations relating to Arid Zones

Community of Sahel-Saharan States / Est. 1998
Association of the Network for International Research on Desertification / Sassari, Italy / Est. 2007
Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1962
Agence Panafricaine de la Grande Muraille Verte / Nouakchott, Mauritania / Est. 2010
Global Dryland Alliance / Doha, Qatar / Est. 2017
Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South-West Asia / Rome, Italy / Est. 1964
European Drought Centre / Wageningen, Netherlands / Est. 2004
West African Women's Association / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1984
FAO-ICARDA International Technical Cooperation Network on Cactus / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1993
Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1999
International Dryland Development Commission / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1987
FAO Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region / Rome, Italy / Est. 1971
Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands / Damascus, Syrian AR / Est. 1968
Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1992
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
Special Emergency Assistance Fund for Drought and Famine in Africa / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1984
Fondation Déserts du Monde / Algiers, Algeria / Est. 2002
Drynet / Mowbray, South Africa / Est. 2007
Réseau Sahel Désertification / Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso / Est. 2010
International Arid Lands Consortium / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1989
Sahara Resource Network / Port Elizabeth, South Africa / Est. 2001
Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research / Beersheba, Israel / Est. 1974
Association of Arid Lands Studies / Lubbock TX, USA / Est. 1977
Tree Aid / Bristol, UK / Est. 1987
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 des régions arides, Tunisia / Médenine, Tunisia / Est. 1976
Saharan Studies Association / Stanford CA, USA / Est. 1992
Regional Centre for Training and Water Studies of Arid and Semiarid Zones, Cairo / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 2002
SAHARA for Life Trust / Lahore, Pakistan
International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies / Lubbock TX, USA / Est. 1966
Development Workshop Austria / Hallein, Austria / Est. 1986
Future Forest / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 2001
Fundación para el Desarrollo de Zonas Secas y Semiaridas de Mesoamérica / Guatemala, Guatemala / Est. 2009
DESERTEC Foundation / Hamburg, Germany / Est. 2009
Groupe de Travail Désertification / Viols-le-Fort, France / Est. 2001
Trans Africa Pipeline / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 2005
Scientific Council for Africa South of the Sahara / Est. 1950
Concerted Action for African Development / Est. 1979
Commission for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara / Est. 1950
Committee of Islamic Solidarity with the Peoples of the Sahel / Est. 1981
Institute of Arab Research and Studies / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1953
Inter-Agency Working Group on Desertification / Est. 1977
Conseil panafricain pour la protection de l'environnement et le développement / Est. 1982
Inter-Governmental Authority on Drought and Development / Est. 1986
Centre d'étude régional pour l'amélioration de l'adaptation à la sécheresse / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 1989
International Sonoran Desert Alliance / Ajo AZ, USA / Est. 1994
Eden Foundation / Falkenberg, Sweden / Est. 1985
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
Phyto-sanitary Convention for Africa South of the Sahara / Est. 1954

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World Problems relating to Arid Zones

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Desertification
Drought
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
Improving land and water management by farmers in arid regions
Reducing vulnerability of arid developing countries
Conserving desert habitats
Revegetating drylands
Managing drylands
Restoring sustainable productivity in severely desertified drylands
Combating desertification
Exploring common property rights in semi-arid and saline areas
Addressing problems of cultivation of marginal agricultural land
Increasing public participation in desertification control
Conserving Central Asian desert ecoregion
Conserving Socotra Island desert ecoregion
Conserving Chihuahuan and Tehuacan desert ecoregion
Conserving Horn of Africa desert ecoregion
Conserving Kaokoveld desert ecoregion
Conserving Australian sandy desert and central range ecoregion
Conserving Sonoran and Baja Desert ecoregion
Conserving Madagascar spiny desert ecoregion
Conserving Namib and Karoo desert and shrubland ecoregion
Investigating biodiversity loss through desertification
Developing technical competence in dryland agriculture
Improving national staff for assessing desertification
Assessing means for measuring consequences of desertification
Emphasizing role of regional and sub-regional organizations on drought and desertification

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