The Bureau of the Association DNI is composed of the following persons, elected among theSteering Committee by the Steering Committee and Advisory Board members.
Bureau of DesertNet International 2021-2022
|Co-Chair||Elena Maria ABRAHAM||Argentina||
|Treasurer||María José MARQUÉS||Spainemail@example.com|
|Secretary General||Giovanna SEDDAIU||Italyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
The Association is administered by a Steering Committee consisting of up to 13 members. Members of the Steering Committee are elected by the General Assembly. The Steering Committee should maintain a fair balance between human and bio-physical disciplines. The members of the Steering Committee represent the interests of all members of DNI. The Chair and Co-Chair are part of the Steering Committee, and are elected by the members of the Steering Committee and the Advisory Board by simple majority. Positions on the Steering Committee are not remunerated. Re-election is possible.
Steering Committee of DesertNet International 2023-2024
|Elena María ABRAHAM||Argentine Institute for Research on Arid Lands, National Scientific and Technological Research Council||Argentinaemail@example.com|
|Mauro CENTRITTO||Institute for Sustainable Pant Protection – National Research Council of Italy||Italyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Giuseppe ENNE||NRD – University of Sassari||Italyemail@example.com|
|Anna LUISE||Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research – ISPRA||Italyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|María José MARQUÉS||Universidad Autónoma de Madrid||Spainemail@example.com|
|Quirico MIGHELI||NRD – University of Sassari||Italyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kakha NADIRADZE||Association for Farmers Rights Defense, AFRD-EUFRAS||Georgiaemail@example.com|
|Giovanna SEDDAIU||NRD – University of Sassari||Italyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Fei WANG||Inst. of Soil & Water Conservation, Northwest A&F University||Chinaemail@example.com|
The Association shall be assisted in its decisions and functioning by an Advisory Board consisting of up to 11 members. The Advisory Board will complement the expertise existing in the Steering Committee while ensuring a wider representation of member countries and maintaining a fair balance between human and bio-physical disciplines. The members of the Advisory Board are elected by the General Assembly. Positions on the Advisory Board are not remunerated. Re-election is possible.
Advisory Board of DesertNet International 2021-2022
German Aerospace Center, Project Management Agency (DLR-PT)
|Youssef BRAHIMI||CAP& DEV||France/Algeria||y.brahimi@cap-and-devcom|
|Michael CHERLET||Joint Research Centre, European Commission||France||Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mélanie REQUIER-DESJARDINS||Inst. Agronomique Méditerranéen de Montpellier – CIHEAM||Franceemail@example.com|
|Pier Paolo ROGGERO||NRD, University of Sassari||Italy||
|Ute SCHMIEDEL||University of Hamburg||Germany||Ute.Schmiedel@uni-hamburg.de|
|Rachid SERRAJ||FAO, AGDS||Italy/Moroccofirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Elias SYMEONAKIS||Manchester Metropolitan University||United Kingdomemail@example.com|
|Yang YU||Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)||Chinafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Claudio ZUCCA||NRD, University of Sassari||Italyemail@example.com|
The General Assembly is composed of all Association members and have the power to decide on all matters affecting the Association. The General Assembly determines changes in the articles of Association, and the dissolution of the Association. The General Assembly will elect the new Steering Committee by simple majority.
It is constituted by 347 members: 72 from Asia; 37 from Africa; 216 from Europe; 10 from Latin America and Caribbean, 12 from Australia, Canada and USA.