Desert Restoration Hub Newsletter
Issue No. 1 Summer 2013
COST Action ES1104 was launched in April 2012. This first year has been busy and productive, with three Management Committee (MC) meetings, the organisation of an international conference in London and a special workshop at the 2nd Scientific Conference of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Bonn, and the launch of the Desert Restoration Hub website.
Five new MC members from COST countries joined the Action: Marjolein Visser (BE), Anders Raebild (DK), Daniel Sultana (MT), Engin Ozgoz (TR) and Hikmet Gunal (TR). In addition, there are five new MC observers from non-COST countries: Armen Saghatelyan (AM), David Eldridge (AU), Abdel Rahman Mohammad Said Al-Tawaha (JO), Theo Wassenaar (NA) and Klaus Kellner (ZA). The total number of participants involved in the Action currently stands at ninety, including substitute MC members and Junior/Early Stage Researchers. We intend to continue…
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