Desert Challenges

According to the most recent IPCC report, the Drylands are very likely to experience increased poverty, food insecurity, disease burden and conflict due to climate change and desertification. The international community beyond the desert will also be impacted by these hardships.  Desertification and climate adaptation solutions have a huge market potential as the world becomes more arid. Entrepreneurs, policy makers, and governments are focused on finding solutions to mitigate the impact of climate variations that already affect over 3 billion people.

Together with Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, we identified four global desert challenges:

Click on each challenge to further explore the existing solutions.