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Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASA 
Description of ASALs Project in Africa, along with outputs, findings, significance and bibliography.
http://iisd1.iisd.ca/casl/ASALProjectDetails/IISDProjectASAL.htm
Beijing's Desert Storm 
Article and photos describe desertification in China, where the desert is on the move. With dunes already 75 kilometers from Beijing, environmentalists fear the sand could swallow the capital in a few years.
http://www.gluckman.com/ChinaDesert.html
Combatting Desertification 
Introduction to desertification and ways to combat desertification, details of activities undertaken and contact information. A site by Canadian International Development Agency.
http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/desertification-e.htm
Desertification 
FAO website on the topic, with technical and scientific data and information available at FAO, plus internet links. Site available in Arabic, English, French and Spanish languages.
http://www.fao.org/desertification
Desertification and Drought 
Internet links to sites related to desertification, maintained by University of Arizona.
http://ag.arizona.edu/OALS/IALC/links/desert.html
Desertification Information Network 
The objective of the network is to provide data and information services on the subject of desertification, particularly in African and the Mediterranean basin.
http://www.wcmc.org.uk/dynamic/desert/index.html
Desertification: Monitoring & Forecasting 
Text and video reports about remote monitoring in the arid southwest region of United States. General details about desertification, forcasting, desert plants and a photo gallery is also there.
http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~arid/
Deserts and Desertification 
Brief introduction to desertification, including causes and effects.
http://www.didyouknow.cd/deserts.htm
Drylands: Bright Edges of the World 
Smithsonian Institution electronic exhibit about deserts and other arid and sub-humid environments, emphasizing desertification and other degradation and its consequences.
http://www.nasm.si.edu/ceps/drylands/
Land Degradation and Desertification 
International Union of Soil Sciences working group site offers conference reports, technical papers and links to other organizations.
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/worldsoils/landdeg/index.html
Medalus - Programme on Mediterranean Desertification and Land Use 
Information about international project, funded by the European Union, to investigate the effects of desertification on land use in Mediterranean Europe.
http://www.medalus.demon.co.uk/
Selected Internet Resources on Desertification 
Information about intergovernmental organizations, national/regional activities,non-governmental organizations in the field of desertification. Also related reports/news/information sources.
http://www.iisd.ca/linkages/desert/desertsites.html
The Sahara and the Sahel Observatory (OSS) 
Details about mission, objectives and structure of OSS, an organization striving to build up an African arena for cooperation and exchange to combat desertification and poverty. Available in English and Freanch.
http://www.unesco.org/oss/
UNDP Dryland Web - Office to Combat Desertification and Drought (UNSO) 
Works in the overall framework of UNDP's sustainable human development mandate to support dryland development and the implementation of the CCD.
http://www.undp.org/seed/unso
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification 
Provides access to the official documents maintained or received by the UNCCD Secretariat and is a general source of information on the topic of desertification for the interested public.
http://www.unccd.int/
Web Resources on Desertification 
Links to web sites providing information on desertification worldwide.
http://ag.arizona.edu/OALS/ALN/aln40/WebResources.html