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The arid frontier : interactive management of environment and development

Author: Hendrik J Bruins; Harvey Lithwick
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers ; Beer-Sheva, Israel : Negev Center for Regional Development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, ©1998.
Series: GeoJournal library, v. 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text presents a conceptual framework with case studies in dryland development and management. The option of a rational and ethical discourse for development that is beneficial for both the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hendrik J Bruins; Harvey Lithwick
ISBN: 0792342275 9780792342274
OCLC Number: 37693969
Description: xi, 381 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. A Management Approach to Environment and Development. 1. Proactive Planning and Interactive Management in Arid Frontier Development / Hendrik J. Bruins and Harvey Lithwick --
Pt. 2. Environmental Policy, Planning and Management: National, Regional and Multinational Dimensions. 2. Drought Planning in the United States: Status and Future Directions / Donald A. Wilhite and Michael J. Hayes. 3. Interregional Environmental Policy in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin / Joseph M. Powell. 4. Environmental Law and Management in the Gulf of Aqaba / Deborah Sandler --
Pt. 3. Desertification and Climatic Variability in Arid Environments. 5. Bioclimatic Aridity, Climatic Variability, Drought and Desertification: Definitions and Management Options / Hendrik J. Bruins and Pedro R. Berliner. 6. Environmental Science and Desertification at the Arid Frontier / Andrew Warren. 7. Human-made Desertification in the Aral Sea Basin: Planning and Management Failures / Monique Mainguet and Rene Letolle. 8. Drought Risk Assessment for Dryland Agriculture in Semi-arid Telengana, Andhra Pradesh, India / Ton J. Dietz, Marcel Put and S. Subbiah --
Pt. 4. Drought, Food and Land Management in Africa. 9. Traditional Management of Drought and Famine in Kenya / Joshua J. Akong'a and Joram N. Kareithi. 10. Land Tenure Frontiers and Food Security among Maasai Pastoralists in Kenya / Marcel M. E. M. Rutten. 11. Gestion de Terroir at the Frontier: Village Land Management of Peasants and Pastoralists in Benin / Leo De Haan. 12. Wild Plants as Food Security in Namibia and Senegal / Patrick Van Damme --
Pt. 5. Management of Water Resources. 13. Irrigation Development: Proactive Planning and Interactive Management / Leslie Shanan. 14. Drought and Water Management in California / Maurice Roos. 15. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Water Management Mega-Projects in India and China / Hisham El-Bihbety and Harvey
Series Title: GeoJournal library, v. 41.
Responsibility: edited by Hendrik J. Bruins, Harvey Lithwick.
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