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The Convention to Combat Desertification

This Convention addresses the vulnerability of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. Dryland regions have highest percentage rate of population growth with the lowest potential to support that growth.

A Review of International Conventions which Affect the Work of Botanic Gardens: The Convention to Combat Desertification



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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Over a decade ago, most countries joined an international treaty -- the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) -- to begin to consider what can be done to reduce global warming and to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable.

SEPASAL
SEPASAL is a database and enquiry service about useful "wild" and semi-domesticated plants of tropical and subtropical drylands, developed and maintained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.