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Tuesday, 14 October 2003

0900 Welcome and opening statement (S. Lonergan, UNEP, Kenya)
0930 Introductions and AdministrativeAnnouncements (T. Maukonen, UNEP, Kenya)
1000 Review and Adoption of Agenda (J. Weber, ICRSE, USA)
1030 Coffee
1100 UNCCD perspectives (N. Ndiangui, UNCCD, Germany)
1130 FAO Perspectives (S. Sadio, FAO, Italy)
1200 UNEP perspectives (T. Maukonen, UNEP, Kenya)
1230 Lunch
1400 Evolving Contexts of the desertification debate (C. Hutchinson, U of Arizona, USA)
1430 Sahelian Rainfall (S. Nicholson, Florida State U, USA)
1500 23 years of Sahelian vegetation dynamics (A. Anyamba, NASA/GSFC, USA)
1530 Greening of the Sahel (L. Olsson, U of Lund, Sweden)
1600 Coffee
1630 Discussion (Participants)
1730 Adjourn

Wednesday, 15 October 2003

0900 Regional Variability (J. d’Herbes, ROSELT, France)
0930 Egypt’s perspective (M.H. Ahmed, NARSSS, Egypt)
1000 A new land cover classification system (W. Ottichilo, A. DiGregorio, Kenya)
1030 Coffee
1100 Discussion (Participants)
1200 Lunch
1400 Changes and vegetation growth in the Sahel (A. Toure, CSE, Senegal)
1430 Impacts of change in the Sahel (A. Kignaman-Soro, ACMAD, Niger)
1500 Impact of Soil/Water conservation on Agriculture (C. Reij, ICC, Netherlands)
1530 Coffee
1600 Discussion (Participants)
1700 Adjourn

Thursday, 16 October 2003

0900 Policy Implications of the Sahelian Recovery (A. Warren, UCL, UK)
0930 Farmers responses to economics and environment (M. Mortimore, Drylands Research, UK)
1000 Coffee
1030 Discussion (Participants)
1200 Lunch
1400 Drafting of preliminary report (Participants)
1700 Presentation of Preliminary Report (Participants)
1800 Adjourn

Sahel Workshop Contact:

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