Vol. 17 No.1 - Deserts and Drylands

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In this issue :

  • Editorial
    Shafqat Kakakhel, Deputy Executive Director and Officer in Charge of UNEP

  • Answering Cries of Despair
    Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria

  • Don’t Desert Drylands
    Cherif Rahmani, Minister of Environment of Algeria

  • Gaining Ground
    Cristina Narbona, Minister of the Environment, Spain

  • Thirsty Land, Untapped Opportunity
    Jacques Diouf, Director- General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

  • Seizing the Chance
    Hama Arba Diallo, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

  • People

  • Don’t Desert Dryland Peoples
    Philip Dobie, Director of the UNDP Drylands Development Centre, Nairobi

  • Desertification Has a Woman’s Face
    Fannie Mutepfa, International Coordinator, Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park and member of the board, Environmental Management Agency, Zimbabwe

  • Filling in The Gaps
    Timo Maukonen, Senior Programme Officer, UNEP-DEWA

  • At a Glance: Deserts and Drylands

  • Star Profile: Hristo Stoichkov

  • Books and Products

  • Need a Fresh New Start
    Masse Lo, Regional Programme Director of LEAD Francophone Africa, and Oussouby Toure

  • Only Connect
    Sara J. Scherr, President at Ecoagriculture Partners, and Claire Rhodes

  • Dry Knowledge, Lively Enterprise
    Mark Stafford Smith, Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre, Alice Springs, Australia

  • Cutting Through Confusions
    James F Reynolds Professor of Environmental Sciences and Biology, Duke University, North Carolina, USA

  • Greening Desert
    Nadia El-Awady, Managing Science Editor, IslamOnline.net and President, Arab Association of Science Journalists

  • Art for the Environment

  • Achim Steiner
    New Executive Director UNEP

  • Trees are Life
    Arwa Omary, 13, Lebanon


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