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College of Education for Pure Sciences discusses desertification and land degradation in Iraq

03 May 2018
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The college of Education for Pure Sciences at the University of Kirkuk organized a workshop on desertification and land degradation in Iraq, with the participation of a number of researchers and specialists.

The workshop aims to identify the factors causing desertification in Iraq and its manifestations, as well as to know the effects resulting from it and ways and means to reduce it.
The factors contributing to the phenomenon of desertification are the high temperature, lack of rain, the accumulation of salts in cultivated land and the rise in the level of groundwater, which increases the degree of salinity and desertification of the soil, as well as the wind lead to rapid drought and permanent decay of plants, especially if it lasts for a long time.
The workshop recommended the need to preserve natural pastures and develop natural vegetation cover, use of flood waters in agriculture as well as stop cutting trees and shrubs for use as an energy source.


- The door of the ancient fortress of Kirkuk inscribed with the Holy verse) and tell my Lord Zdni note (bold font Diwani).
- The oil tower symbolizes the extraction of natural wealth (oil) from the ground, which is characterized by the province of Kirkuk.
- The sun signifies the light of science in the city of black gold. - An open and engraved book under the title of the University of Kirkuk, in Arabic and English, the book symbolizes science.
- The university is one of the formations of the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and History, which symbolizes the foundation year of the university in 2003 AD (1424 AH).

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