2. Responses to Desertification

  1. Anton Imeson1,2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977759.ch2

Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability

Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability

How to Cite

Imeson, A. (2011) Responses to Desertification, in Desertification, Land Degradation and Sustainability, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977759.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Foundation 3D Environmental Change, Foundation For Sustainable Development (FSD), The Netherlands

  2. 2

    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714485

Online ISBN: 9781119977759



  • responses to desertification;
  • ethics regarding land and all life;
  • traditional knowledge systems;
  • NGOs and desertification;
  • Group on Earth Observations (GEO);
  • problems identified at stakeholder workshops;
  • desertification, socio-economic function analysis;
  • Millennium ecosystem assessment (MEA);
  • soil protection in Europe;
  • land degradation causes today


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Finding answers

  • Conclusion: The causes of land degradation today

  • Conclusion: strategies to mitigate desertification

  • References and further reading