This DVD contains an information base of more than 1 000 selected documents, articles, hyperlinks, maps, statistics, photos and data sets relevant to drylands. The content provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art knowledge about drylands. This comprises information about natural resources in dryland ecosystems and their current conditions and status of degradation, techniques and practices to manage dryland resources and the socio-economic situation of the population living in drylands. The intention of this information tool is to serve as a major source of information for dryland experts and development planners as well as for the interested general public.
[System requirements: Pentium PC with Windowsr 9x/ME/2000 or NT, at least 64Mb RAM and 15" or larger colour monitor with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and a colour palette of 65 536 colours]