CSFD members

& Guest experts

Cornet Antoine

Cornet Antoine

Senior scientist IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France), Ecology of arid lands, natural resources management 

IRD

Main activities

"Water budget and water use in natural arid and semi-arid ecosystems", Madagascar (1971-1973). "Water balance, biomass production and vegetation dynamics of sahelian ecosystems". Senegal (1974-1980). Leader of the project "Integrated study of desert ecosystem: natural resources management and development", Mapimi Biosphère Reserve Mexico (1981-1986). "Society & environment in Arid Mediterranean regions" (1996-1998)

Information network “Réseau Zones Arides” (RZA 1986-1995), Member of the Scientific Committee of “Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel” (1995 -2005), President of French Scientific Committee on Desertification (CSFD 1997-2003), Member of the Scientific and Technical Committee of “Fonds Français pour l’Environnement Mondial” (FFEM) (1998-2003), Member of Desert-Net International

(Co-)author of the following CSFD document(s)


The African Great Green Wall project

CSFD Topical issue • 2012

The African Great Green Wall project

What advice can scientists provide?


Is biochar “green”?

CSFD Topical issue • 2009

Is biochar “green”?


Publication of a new CSFD topical issue on Land degradation Neutrality

Fiche d'actualité du CSFD  • 2016

Publication of a new CSFD topical issue on Land degradation Neutrality

(Co-)author of the following document(s)


Desertification and its relationship to the environment and development

Members publications Summary  • 2002

Desertification and its relationship to the environment and development

a problem that affects us all

Contact

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