As the “Yellow Dragons” hit China, Korea and Japan with more intensity, cross country initiatives are expanding to combat desertification in Inner Mongolia.
In the eighth of a series of UNFCCC CDM Radio Club reports RTCC is hosting, Irini Roumboglou finds out how efficient wood stoves are helping to tackle the problems of deforestation and desertification in Nigeria.
Tanveer Arif writes for RTCC calling for effective and equitable land reforms turning tenants into landowners in the developing world, to ensure those affected by desertification are at the heart of the action to combat it.
Research looking back over 50 years of desertification in Iran has found that community involvement has been key to creating successful projects with multiple benefits.
Daniela Ibarra-Howell writes for RTCC about how lessons can be taken from nature to successfully manage livestock and reduce desertification in Africa.
Luc Gnacadja tells RTCC that ambitious targets must be set for desertification at Rio+20 to “empower a land-degradation neutral society”.