Video report of the plenary meeting of the DESIRE project in China in 2010
The second version of the DESIRE film shows not only the global problem of desertification, but also shows what the DESIRE project has done about it and the huge potential this project can have in future attempt to fighting desertification through the unique DESIRE approach.
The mission of Wageningen University and Research (WUR) is improving the quality of life. One of the ways of doing this is impriving food security in a number of ways. One of the ways of doing this is through the DESIRE project.
The DESIRE project is an initiative funded by the European Union and tries to fight desertification on a global scale by finding local solutions to the problem.
This short film highlights the desertification problems around the globe and shows examples of methods used in the DESIRE project to fight desertification.
Panel discussion with 4 Spanish policy related people connected to Spanish environment and desertification related issues. The discussion was held during the 5th plenary meeting of the DESIRE project (desire-project.eu), on October 6th 2011.
This 2-hour discussion was led by Dr. Karen Witsenburg, team member of BothENDS.
The Spanish Panel consisted of:
1. Leopoldo Rojo (member of the UNCCD focal point for Spain)
2. Juan Puigdefabregas (retired professor in Desertification and degradation)
3. Miguel Angel Fernandez Carrillo (Works at the office for knowledge transfer and training of the regional ministry of agriculture in Murcia)
4. David Ucles-Aguilera (Works at the environmental part of an agricultural research station and is based in Almeria)
(c) DESIRE project and Partners.
production: Erik van den Elsen - ALTERRA, NL
The audience consisted of DESIRE project partners.
Promotional video that shows the global problem of desertification in various areas around the world, and the local solutions that the DESIRE project tries to develop to allevaite these problems.
The DESIRE project is funded by the EU, France, Netherlands, Italy and Spain.
DESIRE project research channel
This channel contains video material about the DESIRE desertification research project. desire-project.eu).
DESIRE is a European Union funded research project, and is coordinated by ALTERRA in the netherlands (alterra.wur.nl).
This channel contains material about:
- tv broadcasts about the DESIRE project, and
- DESIRE meeting presentations.