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30 November 2020

Combating sand and dust storms: three-pillar strategy

The occurrence of sand and dust storms (SDS) is a global problem that hinders sustainable development, particularly in regions with arid and semi-arid climate. According to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), each year approximately 2 billion tonnes of dust are emitted into the atmosphere. 

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Rethinking Water in Central Asia: The costs of inaction and benefits of water cooperation
Authors: Pohl, Benjamin, Annika Kramer, William Hull, Sabine Blumstein, Iskandar Abdullaev, Jusipbek Kazbekov, Tais Reznikova, Ekaterina Strikeleva, Eduard Interwies, Stefan Görlitz

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