Desertification: Migration, Health, Remediation and Local Governance

International Conference Brussels, 22 September, 2006

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Publisher
Académie royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer - Koninklijke Academie voor Overzeese Wetenschappen
Edited by
Danielle Swinne, André Ozer,
Collection
Actes des Séances publiques
ISSN
00014176
Language
English, French
Publisher Category
Economics and Social Sciences > Political and Social Science
BISAC Subject Heading
POL000000 POLITICAL SCIENCE > SOC000000 SOCIAL SCIENCE
Onix Audience Codes
06 Professional and scholarly
CLIL (Version 2013-2019)
3283 SCIENCES POLITIQUES > 3081 Sciences sociales > 3100 Action sociale, aide sociale
Title First Published
2008
Type of Work
Proceedings

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Publication Date
2008
ISBN-13
9789075652420
Extent
Main content page count : 182
Code
9789075652420
Weight
273 grams
List Price
20.00 €
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Contents



CONTENTS


A. OZER. — Foreword

Opening Session

J. MARCHAL. — Welcome Address.
H.R.H. Prince Laurent of Belgium. — Opening Speech.
A. DE DECKER. — Introduction.
E. LAMBIN et al. — Coupled Human-Environment System Approaches to Desertification.
H. A. DIALLO. — Convention des Nations Unies sur la lutte contre la désertification.


Migration and Health

F. GEMENNE. — Coping with Desertification: Migration as a Forced Choice and a Livelihood
Strategy.
P. OZER. — Dust in the Wind and Public Health: Example from Mauritania.
M. EL BATTIUI. — L'eau: une arme contre la paix ou un instrument de coopération.
M. PHILIPS. — Health Problems in Areas of Human Vulnerability: Field Experience of Médecins Sans
Frontières (MSF) in the Sahel Region.


Remediation and Local Governance

M. SOLH. — Building Livelihood, Saving Land: An Integrated Approach to Combat Desertification.
M. EYLETTERS et al. — The Quantification of the Vegetation Decline by Using Physiological Tools.
D. GABRIELS & T. SCHAAF. — Research Priorities to Promote Sustainable Development in Drylands:
Tunis Declaration.
S. BA. — Itinéraire d’un agent de l’administration du développement local: expériences et
enseignements d’une carrière.
A. KIELLO. — Désertification et société civile.
J.-M. K. AMBOUTA. — Note d’introduction du film «Quand le désert avance».

J. MARCHAL. — Conclusions.