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Land resources : now and for the future

Author: Anthony Young
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This book stimulates awareness of the critical role of land resources in development.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Young
ISBN: 0521785596 9780521785594
OCLC Number: 43820254
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: xii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Concern for land. --
2. Land resources issues. --
3. Resource survey and land evaluation. --
4. Competition for land. --
5. Working with farmers. --
6. Land use planning. --
7. Land degradation. --
8. Global issues. --
9. Monitoring change: land resources indicators. --
10 Costing the earth: the economic value of land resources. --
11. Land management: caring for resources. --
12. Research and technology. --
13. Land, food, and people. --
14. Population, poverty, and conflict. --
15. Awareness, attitudes, and action.
Responsibility: Anthony Young.

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