in: Jean-Frederic Morin & Amandine Orsini (eds.), Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance, Second Edition, London: Routledge, 63-66
This entry introduces desertification and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in the context of global environmental governance. It provides a concise synthesis and critical appraisal of the state of related social science research. It revises and updates the entry of the first edition of Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance, originally published in 2015.