French Scientific Committee on Desertification

Comité Scientifique Français de la Désertification
Isabelle Amsallem - Membre du CSFD

Amsallem Isabelle

Science writer & editor & translator / Tropical Agronomy Engineer / Plant biologist – Agropolis Productions (Montpellier, France)

Main activities

Since 2003, I’ve been working with CSFD as:

Science writer and editor of the series Les dossiers thématiques du CSFD and Les Fiches thématiques du CSFD (editorial follow-up, author coordination, iconography, rewriting, graphic designer and translator coordination, etc.), institutional writing (leaflet…), etc.

Support for several CSFD activities in partnership with AFD, FGEF and MAE: Local impact indicators for projects to combat land degradation and desertification (2009 – current); drafting of the French national report on activities in combating desertification, land degradation and drought for UNCCD (2010 & 2012), etc.

(Co-)author of the following CSFD document(s)
2020 - Dossier thématique
- N° 13
Lutte contre la désertification
2012 - Fiche d'actualité
desertif-Climate-eng
2008
- Other publications
Integrating the combat against desertification and land degradation into negotiations on climate change: a winning strategy
local-indicators-en
2012
- Indicators
Local impact indicators
land-degradation-neutrality-en
2016
- Topical issue
Publication of a new CSFD topical issue on Land degradation Neutrality
African-great-green-wall-ENG-2012
2012
- Topical issue
The African Great Green Wall project
CSFDletter2UNCCD_AGTE3may13
2013
- Other document
Comments of the Draft recommandations of the AGTE / UNCCD
Cornet-2002-Johannesburg-EN
2002
- Summary
Desertification and its relationship to the environment and development