World Land Degradation and Desertification : A human and biophysical approach (DNI)



Dear colleagues,
We are organizing a scientific session within the EGU 2014 General Assembly that explores Desertification and Land Degradation as the interaction of the human and biophysical worlds.

The session will be held in Vienna during the EGU meeting from April 27th to May 2nd 2014, and the deadline for abstract submission is January 16th, 2014;13:00 CET.

We are planning to publish and special issue in an international journal based on the papers in this session and would encourage you to submit a contribution

Click here to see more information

Best wishes

Artemi Cerdà, Lindsay Stringer and Jan Nyssen


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Author: Dr Raziq

I’m PhD in Animal Agriculture, currently working as a Technical Manager at Al Ain Farms for Livestock Production, Camel dairying, Alain, UAE. I had performed as a Professor and Dean, at the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences Pakistan (LUAWMS). I work on and write for the subjects of ‘turning camel from a beast of burden to a sustainable farm animal’, agricultural research policies, extensive livestock production systems, food security under climate change context, and sustainable use of traditional genetic resources for food and agriculture. Iim advocating camel under the theme of CAMEL4LIFE and believe in camel potential. I’m the founder and head of the Society of Animal, Veterinary and Animal Scientists (SAVES), and Founder of the Camel Association of Pakistan. I also work as a freelance scientist working (currently member of steering committee) for Desert Net International (DNI). I’m an ethnoecologist, ethnobotanist, Ethnovet and ethomedicie researcher and reviewer. I explore deserts and grazing lands for knowledge and understanding.

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