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Combating desertification and erosion techniques in Turkey
Side Event or Special Event : Side Event
Name of contact:

​Mediha Haliloglu

Side Event Date: 25/09/2013 08:00
Organization contact: The Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs/General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion
Hosting organization:

​The Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs/General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion-Turkey

Side Event Description:

​Turkey is among the countries which will be affected by climate change and desertification because of its geographical location.  There is an active erosion in %59 of agriculture lands %54 of forest lands and %64 of rangelands in Turkey and %48 of forests are degraded.   %65 of Turkey's lands are arid, semi-arid and semi humid. Despite all, Turkey is one of the countries which increases its forest asset. At this side event we want to share our experiences on combating desertification and erosion techniques and best practices especially in  dry lands. 

Coorganizations contact: The Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs/General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion-Turkey
Email address: mozcan@ormansu.gov.tr
Email address: myurtoglu@ormansu.gov.tr


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