Story | 05 Mar, 2008

Extractive Industries in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones

Extractive industries in arid and semi-arid zones : environmental planning and management

Industries extractives dans les zones arides et semi-arides : planification et gestion de l'environnement

Industrias extractivas en zonas áridas y semiáridas : planificación y gestión ambientales
Gratzfeld, Joachim, ed.

IUCN ; IUCN, Regional Office for Western Africa ; United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Secretariat


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This publication aims to contribute to planning and management approaches that minimize land degradation and desertification in arid and semi-arid zones as a result of extractive industries operations. Both operational and policy guidance are included to help those government departments responsible for the licensing, planning and monitoring of extractive industries activities to take account of environment and development issues in their decision-making.

Series: Ecosystem Management Series ; no.001

Gland : IUCN, 2003. 111p. : ill.
ISBN 2-8317-0741-2 ; DOI 10.2305/IUCN.CH.2004.CEM.1.en
Price: 25 USD ; Order number: 2027

Note: Includes bibliographic references and website information. Language versions issued separately. French and Spanish ed. published in 2004 and Arabic ed. in 2005