Online Resources



Gulf Cooperation Council
Network for Drylands Research & Development

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مجلس التعاون الخليجي لدراسات

الأراضي القاحلة و التطوير

Switch to Arabic Website! :- )))

Online Resources


The Office of Arid Lands Studies (OALS) is a multidisciplinary research, instruction, and knowledge transfer unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Here you can find the famous Arid Lands Newsletter, filled with a diverse abundance of information on drylands issues. :- )


Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Drylands
ACSAD is a specialized Arab organization working within the framework of the League of Arab States with the objective of unifying the Arab efforts which aim to develop the scientific agricultural research in the arid and semi-arid areas, help in the exchange of information and experiences and make use of the scientific progress and the modern agricultural techniques in order to increase the agricultural production ...

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and assessment, and natural resources management.

The Development Studies Association (DSA) promotes the advancement of knowledge on international development, disseminates information on development research and training and encourages interdisciplinary exchange and cooperation. Special Study groups on e.g. Agriculture & Rural Development, Conflict & Human Security, Disasters & Development, Environment, Resources & Sustainable Development, Livestock, Multidimensional Poverty and Urban Policy provide a way of sharing information.


The official site of the International Year of Freshwater 2003


The proceedings of 'Combating Desertification: Freshwater Resources and the Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas in the Drylands' which was held in N'Djamena (Chad) from 30 October to 4 November 2000. (MAB Program)



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Center for Arid Lands Environmental Management

The Center for Arid Lands Environmental Management (CALEM) is a center within the Desert Research Institute (DRI)—an interdisciplinary research organization with a worldwide focus on land, air, and water issues. Read more...


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