Desertification, land degradation and drought affect over one and a half billion people in more than 110 countries. This is a third of the world population, 90% of whom are in low income areas. The pathways out of poverty often depend on the resources that are lost: land, water and forests.
Wanted pages and external links
- United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
- United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight Against Desertification