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Combating Desertification in Mediterranean Europe: Linking Science with Stakeholders (DESERTLINKS)

DESERTLINKS is a European, international and interdisciplinary research project funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 5. It will run from 1 December 2001 to 30 November 2004.

Its primary objective is to contribute to the work of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification by developing a desertification indicator system for Mediterranean Europe.

DESERTLINKS involves eleven research groups from universities and institutes in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

This web site provides information about this and related projects in Mediterranean Desertification for different levels of interest.

The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the UNCCD. Read more.