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International Year of Deserts and Desertification

The year 2006 was declared the International Year of Deserts and Desertification by the United Nations General Assembly.[1]

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ObjectivesEdit

The Year's Objective is to spread awareness about the desert areas of the world and especially the problem of desertification.

ThemesEdit

The Year’s research themes are deserts and especially the problem of desertification.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ United Nations General Assembly Session 58 Resolution 211. International Year of Deserts and Desertification, 2006 A/RES/58/211 page 2. 23 December 2003. Retrieved 2007-11-19.

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