combatting desertification

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  • Desertification intensifies: will management policies be revised? 2021-11-14 17:49

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Desertification intensifies: will management policies be revised?

    TEHRAN – While Iran is facing an intensified trend of desertification, desert greening operations should be carried out across more than one million hectares of land according to the Sixth National Development Plan (2016-2021), but the progress has been much less than projected.

  • Iran, China to develop co-op on combating desertification 2021-10-12 17:55

    Iran, China to develop co-op on combating desertification

    TEHRAN – Iran and China discussed ways on Monday to enhance cooperation on combating desertification, ISNA reported.

  • SDSs, drying wetlands increasing alarmingly 2021-09-13 17:17

    SDSs, drying wetlands increasing alarmingly

    TEHRAN – The occurrence of sand and dust storms (SDSs) phenomenon is increasing alarmingly across the country due to drying up wetlands, which is worrisome, head of deserts at the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization has stated.

  • Iran becoming more vulnerable to desertification 2019-06-19 12:24

    Iran becoming more vulnerable to desertification

    TEHRAN — Desertification and land degradation are seriously threatening our planet and lives of millions of people accordingly. 

  • Climate change rises wind erosion by 30% in Iran: official 2019-02-02 21:28

    Climate change rises wind erosion by 30% in Iran: official

    TEHRAN — Climate change, coupled with lower precipitations and wetlands’ dryness have brought about 30-percent rise in wind erosion in the country, director general of the deserts office at the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization has said.