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Africa in crisis : the causes, the cures of environmental bankruptcy

Author: Lloyd Timberlake; Jon Tinker
Publisher: London : Earthscan Publications, ©1988.
Series: Earthscan book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for those interested in Africa, this first edition focuses on the problems of drought and famine in Africa.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Timberlake, Lloyd.
Africa in crisis.
London : Earthscan Publications, ©1988
(OCoLC)654651916
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Timberlake; Jon Tinker
ISBN: 1853830135 9781853830136
OCLC Number: 21151822
Description: xiv, 203 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction * A Continent on the Brink * Why Famine: Is The Climate Changing? * The Backdrop to Despair: Importing Poverty - The Population 'Crises' - Health and Poverty * Misuse of Land, Misuse of Water: Overcultivation - Cash Crops Versus Food Crops - Irrigation: The Need and the Reality - The Big Dam * Overgrazing and the Nomads * Forests, Fuel and Energy - Energy and Firewood * Soil and Fish: Peasant Farmers, Peasant Fishermen: Peasants and Rainfed Food Crops - Conserving Africa for Africans - The Fisheries of Africa * Apartheid: Institutionalized Bankruptcy * Conflict, Refugees and the Environment * Aid, Development and the Future: Africa, Is there Hope? References * Further Reading
Series Title: Earthscan book.
Responsibility: by Lloyd Timberlake ; [edited by Jon Tinker].

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