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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

DESERTS HARBOUR RICH ECOSYSTEMS

DESERTS ARE THE HOME OF DIVERSE CULTURES AND LIVELIHOODS

DESERTS PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY

DESERTS PRESENT DEEP CHALLENGES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, BUT ALSO GREAT OPPORTUNITIES

DESERTS WILL CONFRONT GROWING PRESSURES IN COMING DECADES

VIABLE OPTIONS EXIST FOR SUSTAINABLE DESERT DEVELOPMENT

A NEW VISION FOR DESERT DEVELOPMENT

 
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