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UNCCD Presents Maps with Latest Statistics on DLDD

July 2011: The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Secretariat has released a publication titled "Desertification: A Visual Synthesis." This booklet presents the latest figures on desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) with maps and graphics. It includes sections titled: what is desertification?; combatting desertification; desertification in context; and the UNCCD. The publication is available in English, French and Spanish. [Publication: Desertification: A Visual Synthesis]