The Economics of Dryland Management: v. 1

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We have always had dryland, in which agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, increasing populations and more intensive land use mean that the problem is becoming much more serious. Drylands exist in Africa, America, Canada, Australia, and Central Europe; probably over 20 per cent of the world's population lives in dryland areas and unless action is taken the situation will deteriorate further. ...

The Economics of Dryland Management: v. 1 1989, Earthscan Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781853830525

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