List of UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks in the field of Desertification:
- UNESCO Chair in Eremology (792) - Ghent University - established in 2007.
- UNESCO Chair in Plant-Water Relationships in Desert Sand Dunes (111) - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - established in 1994.
- UNESCO Chair in Desert Studies and Desertification Control (119) - Yarmouk University - established in 1994.
- UNESCO Chair in Desertification (555) - University of Khartoum - established in 2001.