Addressing the Environmental Challenges of Arid Lands

The International Arid Lands Consortium
Virtual Conference

24-26 May 2021

Conference Objective:

To commemorate 30 years of collaboration on arid lands issues, the International Arid Lands Consortium (IALC) hosted a three-day international conference on arid lands. Convened virtually on 24-26 May 2021, the conference celebrated IALC collaborative research and demonstration projects and examined current and future challenges in IALC’s regions of focus. A key goal of the conference was to underscore the value of the IALC mission: promoting peace through collaborative research and demonstration projects in the arid lands of the world. Keynote presentations and panel discussions emphasized the broader value of collaborative-multinational research and problem-solving to address issues that confront the sustainable use and management of arid lands globally. 

Day 1: Water and Agriculture

This session focused on management of water for sustainable use in the agriculture, municipal and industrial sectors and by nature. 

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Presentations

Day 2: Land & Natural Environment

This session focused on management of land for sustainable use and conservation. 

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Presentations

Day 3: Forests & Fire

This session focused on management of forests for sustainable use and conservation. 

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Presentations