04.11.2010 -

Eighth international project workshop on Sustainable Management of Marginal Drylands (SUMAMAD)

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The SUMAMAD Project studies sustainable management and conservation of marginal drylands in Africa, Arab States, Asia, Latin America.

UNESCO, The Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO and the Egyptian National Committee for the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme are organizing the project’s eighth international workshop which will be held in Alexandria (Egypt), from 6 – 9 November 2010.

Within the framework of the second phase of the project “Sustainable Management of Marginal Drylands (SUMAMAD-2)”, UNESCO, the Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO and the Egyptian National Committee for the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme are organizing the project’s eighth international workshop which will be held in Alexandria (Egypt), from 6 – 9 November 2010. This workshop is the second meeting of the SUMAMAD Project team leaders within the second phase of the SUMAMAD project (2009-2013). The workshop is held in a back-to-back manner with the International Symposium on Biodiversity which will also be held in Alexandria from 9 – 10 November 2010.

The SUMAMAD Project itself is implemented by UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme in direct collaboration with the United Nations University - International Network on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), thanks to funding provided by the Flemish Government of Belgium.




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