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Proceedings of Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification

Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification (1994 Windhoek, Namibia)

Proceedings of Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification

report from a national workshop, Windhoek, Namibia, 4-7 1994 /by Caroline Ashley

by Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification (1994 Windhoek, Namibia)

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Published by Desert Research Foundation of Namibia in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Desertification -- Control -- Namibia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Stephanie Wolters.
      ContributionsWolters, Stephanie., Namibia. Ministry of Environment and Tourism., Namibia. Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Rural Development., Desert Ecological Research Unit (Namibia), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit., Desert Research Foundation of Namibia., Namibia"s Programme to Combat Desertification.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB618.88.N36 N36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL963269M
      LC Control Number95981972

      The purpose of national action programmes is to identify the factors contributing to desertification and practical measures necessary to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought. 2. National action programmes shall specify the respective roles of government, local communities and land users and the resources available and needed. THE MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF NATIONAL ACTION PROGRAMMES TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION. PREFACE. The monitoring and evaluation (M&E) mechanisms for National (NAP), Sub-Regional (SRAP) and Regional (RAP) Action Programmes, as recommended by the United Na-tions Convention to Combat Desertifi cation (UN-CCD), were established in responseFile Size: 6MB. Book of Abstracts The 5th International Conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification Healthy Lands - Healthy People November , Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research Sede Boqer Campus of Ben-Gurion University, Israel Website: E-mail: [email protected] Editors Samara Bel Nina Gordon-Kirsch. In , the United Nations General Assembly declared (General Assembly Resolution A/RES/49/) June 17 the "World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought" to promote public awareness of the issue, and the implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa.


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Proceedings of Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification by Namibia"s National Workshop to Combat Desertification (1994 Windhoek, Namibia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Proceedings of Namibia's National Workshop to Combat Desertification: report from a national workshop, Windhoek, Namibia, /by Caroline Ashley. [Stephanie Wolters; Namibia.

Ministry of Environment and Tourism.; Namibia. Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Rural Development.; Desert Ecological Research Unit (Namibia); Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische. Kunene could turn into desert WINDHOEK – Strategies should be implemented sooner rather than later as by drought-hit Kunene could become an inhabitable and barren piece of land.

The year has been set as the National Action Programme (NAP3) to implement the United Nations’ Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

This stern warning. adopt the National Action Programme to Combat Desertification in The Gambia. The Process The Forum noted that, to date, more than countries and institutions are Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

This means in es-sence that The Gambia, although a small country in terms of area and population, doesFile Size: 1MB. The first three-day workshop on preparing a national strategy to combat desertification in Qatar, organised by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in cooperation with United Nations.

Many refer to this place as 'the land between two deserts'. Namibia is one of the driest countries in Southern Africa. Known for its vast space and sunny days, the Land of the Brave is characterised. Ethiopia's actions to combat desertification began with the organization of a national workshop to promote national awareness inwhich was followed by another workshop for a wider spectrum.

By strengthening civil society in general, and by promoting local, government, and NGO cooperation both nationally and regionally, beneficial synergies can be created which can help to solve other local, national, and regional problems.

The United States became a Party to the Convention to Combat Desertification on February 15 of this year. Wolters S () Proceedings of Namibia’s national workshop to combat desertification. DRFN, Windhoek, Namibia Google Scholar Worbes M () Growth of trees from Namibia – a dendrochronological by: 1.

Managing Desertification in Namibia. by Juliane Zeidler. Namibia’s Programme to Combat Desertification (Napcod) was launched in It is a partnership programme between government, public and private service organizations (SOs), the non-governmental organization (NGO) sector, as well as community-based organizations (CBOs) and individuals.

The conference "Combating Desertification with Plants" was held in Beer Sheva, Israel, from November, and was attended by 70 participants from 30 countries and/or international organisations. Desertification - the degradation of soils in drylands - is a phenomenon occurring in scores of countries around the globe.

The number of people (in semiarid regions) affected by the steady. combating desertification monitoring, adaptation and restoration strategies edited by donald gabriels ghent university, belgium wim m.

cornelis ghent university, belgium murielle eyletters universitÉ libre de bruxelles, belgium patrick hollebosch fps foreign affairs, foreign trade and development cooperation, belgium unesco chair of eremology belgian development cooperationFile Size: 5MB.

UNCCD is teaming up with other UN agencies and scientific institutions to develop an SDS toolbox For the last decade, bioenergy has been confined to the sidelines of climate-policy debates, owing Desertification and Drought Day will focus on links between consumption and land A unique global initiative to promote peace through.

Conference on Desertification to give impetus to the international action to combat desertification. The United Nations Conference on Desertification was convened in Nairobi from 29 August to 9 September A comprehensive Plan of Action to Combat Desertification (PACD) was adopted (Report of the Conference, A/CONF/36).

Established inthe United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management.

The Convention addresses specifically the arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, known as the drylands, where some of the most vulnerable. priorities. It is a continuation of the good work done under the National Action Programme to Combat Desertification () and the Country Pilot Partnership Programme ().

Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (DLDD) are significant threats to File Size: 1MB. Nigeria yesterday joined the global community to mark this year’s World Day to Combat Desertification and theme of the commemoration is “Land has true Value; Invest in it”.

Inthe United Nations General Assembly set aside June 17 every year as the Day to remind the nations of the world of the imperative of putting the twin evils of desertification and drought in check. Also, China began the first national desertification survey in with repeat surveys planned at 5-year intervals, inand The desertification areas at four surveys are, respectively, and × 10 6 km 2.

Generally, the desertification area in Cited by: Namibia: Drought and Desertification on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: GAMSBERG MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS. The south-western African country commemorated the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought in Rehoboth, south of the capital Windhoek on Wednesday as United Nations Development Program (UNDP) representative to Namibia, Izumi Morota-Alakija addressed delegates.

of the UN convention to combat desertification, at the third and fourth conferences of the parties, Namibia has continued to implement Phase III of Namibia’s Programme to Combat Desertification known as Napcod.

Desertification issues are addressed in the current National Development Plan (NDP2), which emphasises sustainability. AREA STUDIES – AFRICA (Regional Sustainable Development Review) – Vol. I - Combating Desertification and Drought in Africa - Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Meyer P.

“Time is Running Out, Dissent on How to Save the Tropical Rain Forest,” Development and Cooperation, Number 5, pp [The author wonders why national governments. Photo credit: Pixabay Elephants at a water hole in Botswana Botswana to increase efforts to combat desertification by Xinhua News Agency Botswana has announced intention to step up the semi-arid country's national action plan (NAP) to combat desertification.

The department of Forestry and Range Resources on Thursday invited tenders for expression of interest from consulting firms. In case of Bulgaria, a comparatively new Party to the Convention to Combat Desertification, facing now a preparation process for elaboration of documents, such as National Strategy on Soils, National Action Plan to Combat Desertification, etc., the implementation of the synergism principles will.

UN Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought &/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa The Parties to this Convention, Affirming that human beings in affected or threatened areas are at the centre of concerns to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought.

Namibia's NatKmal Programme to Combat Desertification (NAPCOD) was launched in {Wolters ). Since inception, it was designed as a development and community-based natural resource.

After prolonged efforts, desertification in China has been initially reversed, with trees and grass springing up where deserts used to be. "In the s, the desertification area would increase. This year’s World Day to Combat Desertification advocates for the importance of inclusive cooperation to restore and rehabilitate degraded land and contribute towards achieving the overall Sustainable Development Goals, which include a target to achieve a land degradation‐neutral world by.

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from year's global celebration has a unique, novel emphasis that had not been developed previouslyCelebrations: United Nations.

The importance of desertification as an environmental concern, and its impact on countries experiencing drought, especially in Africa, was stated at the Rio Earth Summit in and prompted the negotiation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD) is a Convention to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported by international cooperation and partnership t: Environmentalism, Desertification.

Namibia: Fighting And Protecting Deserts. 15 June environmental agenda and to reinforce the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCC).

at local and national level need to do to. NAP National Action Programme to combat desertification NCBs National Coordinating Bodies NCCD National Council for Combating Desertification workshop on desertification and its implications organised by the PanAfrican Parliament in regional review report on drought and desertification.

1 SECTION 1: Introduction BackgroundFile Size: KB. In this context, the Beijing workshop brought together all stakeholders from the subregion, including government agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and donor agencies, and made a joint action plan that was shared with all groups.

Tomorrow, on June 17th, we celebrate World Day to Combat Desertification, a day for people worldwide to unite to counteract one of the greatest environmental issues we face. Although very prevalent, the meaning of desertification is widely unknown. The World Day to Combat Desertification is observed worldwide on 17 June every year.

The focus in was the attainment of food security for all through sustainable food systems. This theme brought together two sustainable development goals, namely to end hunger and achieve food security (goal 2) and to protect terrestrial ecosystems (goal 15), which are very relevant for.

Desertification is the persistent degradation of dryland affects the livelihoods of millions of people. Indrylands, which occupy 41% of Earth’s land area, were home to a third of the human population.A significant portion of drylands are already degraded, and the ongoing desertification threatens the world’s poorest populations and hinders the prospects of reducing.

The two launched the "Belt and Road" Cooperative Mechanism to Combat Desertification in Ordos, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on S [Photo by Zou Hong/provided to ].

• To encourage teachers and students to act locally to combat desertification. • To demonstrate that desertification, although a serious problem, can be tackled. FRIGHTENING FACTSIn Nigeria, overgrazing and over-cultivating are convertinghectares of land into desert each year.

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UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS LAND USE, LAND COVER AND SOIL SCIENCES – Vol. V - The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification: Policies and Programs for Implementation - Andrea Kutter ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) such as biodiversity and a stable climate, including clean Size: KB.

National Council for Food Security (SECNSA) Sahel / Horn 10of Africa Training Course in Japan: Combating Desertification to Strengthen Resilience to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa Enhance participants’ capacity for promoting measure to combat desertification participantsx 3 years.

There is a common misconception that desertification is a natural phenomenon which cannot be controlled by man, however, since the United Nations Convention to combat Desertification, the international spotlight of co-operation has helped to highlight the issues involved with this environmental phenomenon.1.

General description of the Model Project to Combat Desertification and evaluation of its results History and aim of the project The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, adopted in and put into force inattaches importance to the use of technologies suitable to local conditions in its implementation.