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Booklets & fact sheets

A series of booklets (info-briefs) and shorter fact sheets demonstrating how DESIRE research is helping to mitigate different aspects of the problems of desertification and land degradation. Written in non-scientific language, the booklets are of interest to a wide range of stakeholder audiences, from policy makers to school children.

# Article Title
1 Desire for Greener Land
2 Factsheet 1: Science and livelihoods
3 Factsheet 2: Researchers and policy makers
4 Factsheet 3: Land users' views are essential
5 Factsheet 4: Encouraging sustainable management
6 Factsheet 5: Improving communication
7 Factsheet 6: Forests in drylands
8 Info-brief 1: Tackling salinization of soils in arid and semi-arid regions
9 Info-brief 2: Sustainable land management enhances our soils
10 Info-brief 3: Scientists and stakeholders learn to listen to one another
11 Info-brief 4: Progress with monitoring
12 Info-brief 5: DESIRE PhD students #1
13 Info-brief 6: DESIRE PhD students #2
14 Info-brief 7: Focus on Chile and Mexico
15 Info-brief 8: Using land for the benefit of all
16 Info-brief 9: Harnessing communication media
17 Info-brief 10: Water solutions in drylands
18 Info-brief 11: Greeneer solutions from the DESIRE project
19 Info-brief 12: Stakeholder participation
20 Info-brief 13: Lessons learned on science-NGO collaboration
21 Manual of communication and dissemination


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The DESIRE project was 
co-funded by the
European Commission,
Global Change and
Contract no: 037046 GOCE

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