Iran 2002 : Meeting of TPN3 – Demonstration site for best practices of sand dune fixation
Photo WVC 2002-12-20 – TPN3-05- Rui ZHENG, Representative of the UNCCD.jpg
PEOPLE FOR ACTION, an electronic network for combating desertification
by Prof. Dr. Willem Van Cotthem (University of Ghent, Belgium).
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At the end of 2002, I launched an electronic network for people interested in all aspects of desertification and poverty. In 2006, this network had already more than 1000 members. On the demand of the UNCCD, it has been taken over by the Secretariat of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST), but only for a period of 6 months (until the end of 2006).
In March 2007, trying to keep this network alive and looking for opportunities to network organisations and individuals with interest in desertification, I used my desertification blog (https://desertification.wordpress.com/) to collect information and make…
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