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Social and environmental aspects of desertification

Table of contents (42 p.)

Edited by J.A. Mabbutt and Andrew W. Wilson

Proceedings of an Inter-Congress Meeting of the International Geographical Union Working Group on Desertification in and around Arid Lands, held in conjunction with the Arid Lands Sub-programme of the United Nations University Natural Resources Programme, and the UNESCO/MAB Programme. 3-8 January 1979. Tuscon, Arizona, USA.


The United Nations University, 1980
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ISBN 92-808-0127-9

This report was published within the framework of the United Nations University's Programme on the Use and Management of Natural Resources. The views expressed are those of the editors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University.

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1. Tucson-the city and the desert

2. Regional reports on desertification

3. Reports of thematic study groups

4. Reporting session on related MAB projects in the united states

5. Panel discussion: problems of livelihood and desertification

6. Contributed papers

7. Session on United Nations university sub-programme on assessment of the application of knowledge to arid lands problems

8. United Nations activities to combat desertification

9. Field excursion reports

Appendix A: list of participants

Appendix B: programme

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