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Sub-regional action programme to combat desertification in southern Africa. Southern African Development Community, Environment and Land Management Sector


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Sub-regional action programme to combat desertification in southern Africa.

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The phenomena of desertification and drought, with the attendant degradation of land and other resources, have long been identified as major impediments to sustainable development in southern Africa. Accordingly, SADDC member States were among those which, during the Preparatory Process of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, called for an International Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD).

Year: 1997

Type: Report

URL: http://www.unccd.int/actionprogrammes/africa/subregional/2000/sadc-eng.pdf


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Müller, I., Hipondoka, M., Winkler, K., et al. 2018. Monitoring flood and drought events – earth observation for multiscale assessment of water-related hazards and exposed elements. In: Revermann, R., Krewenka, K.M., Schmiedel, U., Olwoch, J.M., Helmschrot, J. and Jürgens, N. (eds.) Climate change and adaptive land management in southern Africa - assessments, changes, challenges, and solutions. Biodiversity and Ecology, 6: 136-143. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek
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Seely, M. and Klintenberg, P. 2007. Can information circulation contribute to combating desertification? In: G. Enne and M. Yeroyanni (Editors), AIDCCD – Active exchange of experience on indicators and development of perspectives in the context of UNCCD: Role of information circulation systems in scientific and practical approaches to combat desertification. Proceedings of the International Seminar, Windhoek and Ondangwa – Namibia, 2 to 7 April 2006, 14-23
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Zeidler, J., Seely, M., Ramin, A., and Bruzak, G. 1999. Case study at Olifantputs Northwestern Namibia. DRFN Occasional Paper, 10
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Glen, E., Smith, M.S. and Squires, V. 1998. On our failure to control desertification: implications for global change issues, and a research agenda for the future. Environmental Science and Policy, 1(2): 71-78
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Rasmussen, K., Fog, B. and Madsen, J.E. 2001. Desertification in reverse? Observations from northern Burkina Faso. Global Environmental Change, 11(4): 271-282
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Reynolds, J.F., Smith, D.M.S., Lambin, E.F., Turner, B.L., Mortimore, M., Batterbury, S.P.J., Downing, T.E., Dowlatabadi, H., Fernández, R.J., Herrick, J.E., Huber-Sannwald, E., Jiang, H., Leemans, R., Lynam, T., Maestre, F.T., Ayarza, M. and Walker, B. 2007. Global Desertification: Building a Science for Dryland Development. Science, 316(5826): 847-851
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Grunewald, T. 2017. Rangeland management practices of commercial cattle farmers in the highland savanna of Namibia. Master of Environmental Management Thesis, Centre for Environmental Management, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of the Free State
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Baptista, N., António, T. and Branch, W.R. 2018. Amphibians and reptiles of the Tundavala region of the Angolan Escarpment. In: Revermann, R., Krewenka, K.M., Schmiedel, U., Olwoch, J.M., Helmschrot, J. and Jürgens, N. (eds.) Climate change and adaptive land management in southern Africa - assessments, changes, challenges, and solutions. Biodiversity and Ecology, 6: 397-403. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek
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