Land Degradation in Jordan – Review of knowledge resources
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Esmat AlKaradsheh, Samia Akroush, Safa Mazahreh. (1/12/2012). Land Degradation in Jordan – Review of knowledge resources. Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
This publication is a baseline assessment reviewing the current knowledge of land degradation in the rangelands of Jordan - known as Badia - with a special focus on its causes. It includes a review of current legislation and on-going initiatives to combat land degradation, along with an analysis of the main constraints limiting their effectiveness. It is intended as a guideline for all those involved in organizing the next stages of Oasis and similar project implementation in Jordan – Government officials, international founders and agencies, national research stations, farmers and rural communities.