The Second Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification



The Second Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification Related

First UN Convention to Combat Desertification:: Purpose of meeting was to discuss the problem of land degradation and to offer suggestions to prevent this phenomena. Page includes list of participating countries and their ideas. Took place 29 September - 10 October 1997, Rome Italy. (September 29, 1997)

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification:: The Convention promotes new approaches to managing dryland ecosystems. Official documents, reports, action programmes, regional and general information about desertification.

Meeting Lunch:: A food security blog exploring how agriculture is tied to human development.

Old Meeting House Ice Cream:: Manufacturer and wholesale supplier of all natural gourmet ice cream and frozen desserts. Based in Tampa, Florida

UN General Asssembly: High-level meeting on Biodiversity:: As a contribution to the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, which the General Assembly proclaimed in 2006 to stress the necessity to reverse the continued loss of biodiversity, the General Assembly will convene a high-level meeting on biodiversity on 22 September 2010. (September 22, 2010)

22nd General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (EGF):: "Biodiversity and animal feed – future challenges for grassland production", 9–12 June 2008, Uppsala, Schweden.

Basel Convention:: Working to minimizing the generation of hazardous wastes and controlling their movement.

Convention on Migratory Species:: The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as CMS or the Bonn Convention) aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range.

Desertification and Drought:: Internet links to sites related to desertification, maintained by University of Arizona.

Wikipedia : Desertification:: Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid, and dry sub-humid areas due to various factors: including climatic variations and human activities. Desertification is one of the world’s most alarming global environmental problems. It takes place worldwide in drylands. At least 90% of the inhabitants of drylands live in developing countries and they suffer the poorest economic and social conditions. Drylands occupy 41% of Earth

  • New Additions: Desertification
Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project
Beijing's Desert Storm
Solar Energy: The Climate Threat's Counterforce
The Sahara and the Sahel Observatory (OSS)
Web Resources on Desertification