Land degradation in South Africa

South Africa has a long history of desertification research which stretches back to the last century. These resources contain literature on water, soil and veld degradation in both commercial and communal areas of South Africa. Also, the most important socio-economic reasons for land degradation are discussed. This resource contains various chapters and factsheets on land degradation in South Africa. A vast amount of data which was generated during the national review of land degradation in South Africa is also available in both GIS and Excel format.