2013

Combating Desertification in Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Proven practices

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6651-8 (Print) 978-94-007-6652-5 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxv

  2. Deserts and Desertification in China

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Introduction to Deserts and Desertified Regions in China

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      Pages 21-47

      Controlling Sand Movement Through Mechanical Measures: China’s Experience

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      Pages 49-71

      Successful Biological Methods for Combating Desertification at Degraded Areas of China

  3. Deserts and Desertification in Three North African Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-89

      Libya: Reversal of Land Degradation and Desertification Through Better Land Management

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      Pages 91-111

      Desertification and Its Control in Morocco

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      Pages 113-136

      Egypt: Land Degradation Issues with Special Reference to the Impact of Climate Change

  4. Deserts and Desertification in Other African Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-151

      Combating Desertification in Kenya

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      Pages 153-167

      Lesotho: Desertification Control Program

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      Pages 169-189

      Desert Environments of Republic of Chad

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      Pages 191-213

      Desertification Control in Niger: The Medium Term Action Plan 2006–2011

  5. Desertification in Selected Asian Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-229

      Mongolia: Country Features, the Main Causes of Desertification and Remediation Efforts

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      Pages 231-248

      Arid Land Development and Combating Desertification in Pakistan

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      Pages 249-278

      Uzbekistan: Rehabilitation of Desert Rangelands Affected by Salinity, to Improve Food Security, Combat Desertification and Maintain the Natural Resource Base

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      Pages 279-302

      Review of Efforts to Combat Desertification and Arrest and Reverse Land Degradation in Myanmar

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      Pages 303-321

      The Philippines Action Plan to Combat Desertification, Land Degradation, Drought and Poverty

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      Pages 323-352

      Managing Arid Areas and Sand Dunes in Sri Lanka

  6. Combating Desertification in the Middle East

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-375

      Indigenous Plant Species from the Drylands of Iran, Distribution and Potential for Habitat Maintenance and Repair

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      Pages 377-400

      Soil and Water Conservation for Desertification Control in Iran

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      Pages 401-423

      Land Degradation in the Sultanate of Oman: Reasons and Intervention Measures

  7. Desertification Control: Problems and Prospects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 425-425

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      Pages 427-443

      Desert Development: How Does It Relate to Anti Desertification Measures?

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 461-476

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