Reforestation with drought-resistant species

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TC-Dialogue’s project in Abaga Banner – Xilin Gol

Inner Mongolia 2005-05

Drought-resistant plants curb desertification

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In desert areas of northwest China’ s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local farmers have made good use of the natural conditions to cultivate drought-resistant plants. These special plants can both generate economic income, and fight against the further spread of desertification.

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Drought-tolerant Juniperus sabina to stabilize sand dunes in Abaga Banner – Xilin Gol – Inner Mongolia (Project TC-Dialogue 2005-05)

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.