The Encroaching Desert
Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues
Pages: 132pp ISBN: 0-86232-634-6
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX19032
This new report for a top-level international Commission focuses attention on the relentless spreading of the world's deserts. This report highlights the shortcomings of the Third World countries as well as the Western donors and the multilateral agencies. It draws on information gathered in the field in all parts of the world. It points to examples of remedial action and sets out the policies required to reverse the trend before it is too late.