Why mountains of the Middle East and North Africa matter


Policy brief presented at Rio+20



Mountains of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are important for sustainable development in national, regional and global contexts. The goods and key ecosystem services provided by these mountains are vital for the sustainable development. These goods and services are under increasing pressure from urban expansion and environmental changes.



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Author Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman in collaboration with regional experts
Publication year 2012
Language English

Themes: BiodiversityClimate changeFood securityForestsIndigenous PeopleWater

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