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The course was organised in cooperation with the Nucleo Ricerca Desertificazione of the University of Sassari and the Osservatorio Nazionale per la Lotta alIa Desertificazione -Ministero dell' Ambiente.

The main objectives of the course were (i) to review land degradation/desertification issues in Europe, (ii) to present techniques and methods useful to combat desertification, and, finally (iii) to present the institutional aspects, with particular reference to the implementation of Annex IV to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

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Authors: ENNE G, DG-Research Environment and Climate Programme;ZANOLLA Ch, DG-Research Environment and Climate Programme;PETER D, DG-Research Environment and Climate Programme
Bibliographic Reference: EUR: 19390 EN (2000), 509pp, Euro: 61.00
Availability: Available from Office of Official Publications for European Communities: 2 rue Mercier, L-2985 Luxembourg. tel:+352-29-29-42455 fax: +325-29-29-42758 email: URL:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-828-9003-1
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