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A report on the results of the first DESIRE stakeholder workshop on "Land degradation and desertification - existing and potential prevention and mitigation strategies" held at Centro de Formação Agrária (Agriculture Training Center), São Jorge, 4 to 6 March 2008

Authors: Jacques Tavares, and Amarildo dos Reis

 

Why work in the Ribeira Seca watershed?

  • Many studies have been elaborated in this particular watershed;
  • Many projects has been implemented on this site;
  • It contains all bio-climatic zones of Santiago (and the country
    too);
  • Better availability of data;
  • Good population number and distribution (pressure on
    resources)
  • Inserted in an area of greater soil degradation, through water
    erosion ;
  • Has a great role in livestock raising and agriculture (in terms of
    rainfed and irrigated);
  • The most affected bu soil and water salinization;
  • Home of one of the largest Forest Perimeter (Monte Tchota),
    and one the greater biodiversity reserve in the country ;

 

 

Biomass cycle explanation and conclusions
Water cycle explanation and conclusions

 

List of stakeholders and their influence and interest in regard to sustainable land management

 

 

 

List of local indicators for land degradation and conservation

 

 

 

Evaluation made by local & external stakeholders

 

 

 

More details ... download the full report and poster and see results and general conclusions from other study sites

English: iconWP3.1 Stakeholder Workshop 1: Cape Verde (report) (3.14 MB)

Português: iconWP3.1 Stakeholder Workshop 1: Cape Verde (report)_PT (1.86 MB) 
 iconWP3.1 Stakeholder Workshop 1: Cape Verde (results poster) (132.31 kB) 
»Identifying strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 1 methodology and summary results from all study sites

 

 

 
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Acknowledgement

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The DESIRE project was 
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European Commission,
Global Change and
Ecosystem.
Contract no: 037046 GOCE

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