The National Campaign for Desert is a new project run by a group of students from the University of Tehran. The initiative will be inaugurated officially on 17 June. The project will be comprised of several parts: Desert Short Film Festival, National Prize for Desert Ideas (Education, Research and Innovation), Experts Meeting for Desert, Desert Photo Festival, Culture and Art for Desert Festival, Scientific Exam of Desert Related Courses, Best Thesis Prize for Desert, Book Reading Festival for Desert, Monthly Seminar for Desert, Desert Radio Program and Local Traditions and Religion for Desert. The official opening ceremony of the program will be on 19 June in the Campus of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Tehran.
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