French Scientific Committee on Desertification

Comité Scientifique Français de la Désertification

Desertification and its relationship to the environment and development

A problem that affects us all There is a wide variety of terms used to describe desertification and its expansion across geographical space which no doubt stems from attempts to attract increased resources to combat the phenomenon. Unfortunately, by extending the concept, its meaning has been weakened, resulting in the opposite of what was intended. […]