Gulf Cooperation Council
Network for Drylands Research & Development

شبكة دول
مجلس التعاون الخليجي لدراسات

الأراضي القاحلة و التطوير

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The resources of NDRD will consist of:

  • Annual membership fees
  • Subventions, contributions and donations
  • Proceeds of its activities, such as the income originating from the sale of its publications, organizing conferences, symposia, workshops, consultancy, etc.
  • Income from activities carried out by the Network under contracts with other organizations
  • Other income in accordance with the intent of our Constitution


Future Sponsors will - with their permission - be presented in a special feature on this website!




We are proud to                     Comden3

present our first sponsor:    


Comden (Complete Design Electronics) is a German owned and managed corporation based in Nigeria providing leading-edge customized products, solutions and services in communications & information. Being among the market leaders, Comden has since 1991 earned a reputation for supplying satellite systems of uncompromising quality and performance. As a result of their consistent high standards, the company has been approved by Deutsche Welle and the German Ministry for Economic Collaboration and Development to implement a development-aid project in the media by supplying various Nigerian broadcasting stations with satellite systems. These stations are now transmitting a service in Hausa, which plays a major role in disseminating vital information on environmental issues to the local population.

Furthermore Comden has an active, high-profile sponsorship program supervised by the International Relations Department of the University of Hamburg, supporting environmental research on desertification in Northern Nigeria.

NDRD says thanks for helping us by contributing this website


dw-unccdIn a new media partnership with the UN, Deutsche Welle takes a closer look at global desertification. On occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in 2004, the Bonn-based broadcaster conducted a series of interviews with senior officials. listen ...

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