UNESCO Chair on Eremology

Welcome to the website of the UNESCO Chair on Eremology, hosted by the International Centre for Eremology (ICE). This centre promotes and coordinates research on soil degradation and desertification in dryland regions all over the world. The International Centre for Eremo­logy is situated at Ghent University, Belgium, and offers a research base for a number of scientists and students. From the base, various research, educational and exchange projects are organised in many dryland countries distributed over all continents.