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Flowers to combat desertification and protect biological diversity in Turkey. For a long time, cotton dominated agricultural production in the Harran Plateau of Turkey, despite this crops accompanying environmental problems.

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05.08.2014
International Training Course on “Combating Desertification”, 16-20 September 2014, Konya, Mersin, Turkey
Apply for the international training programme on land rehabilitation/combating desertification and forestry in Turkey by 15 August 2014. > more
06.06.2014
The European Commission - moving towards a land-degradation-neutral world
In the latest Communication the European Commission recognizes desertification, land degradation and droughts as one of global pressing concerns. > more
26.05.2014
Training workshop on the 2014 national reporting, Szentendre, Hungary, May 20-22
On May 20-22 the training workshop on UNCCD national reporting was held at the Head Office of the Regional Environmental Center (REC) in the city of Szentendre, Hungary > more
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Addressing desertification, land degradation and drought in Northern Mediterranean

The Northern Mediterranean region is a complex mosaic of diversified landscapes. It has been settled and cultivated for millennia by various cultures and civilizations. Much of the region is semi-arid and subject to seasonal droughts with high rainfall variability or sudden intense downpours.
 

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Northern Mediterranean: Regional cooperation

The regional implementation annex IV offers concrete opportunities for strengthening mutual cooperation and more effective national action in the Northern Mediterranean. The Annex IV consists of eleven affected countries (see list) and France, Monaco as well as the European Community as observers.

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