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Population density in drylands of the World

Year: 2006 Author: Viktor Novikov, Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Drylands, the arid regions of the World between temperate regions and deserts, are subjects to long seasons with very little precipitation and drought spells sometimes lasting over several years. The most densely populated dryland regions are in developing countries, and the economies in this zone are vulnerable to issues like drought.
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