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Land Change Science in the Tropics: Changing Agricultural Landscapes : Changing Agricultural Landscapes.

Author: Andrew Millington; Wendy Jepson
Publisher: New York : Springer Aug. 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes the impacts of trade liberalisation, the impacts of narcotics as crops, technological change, regionally based agricultural organizations, migration impacts on agricultural land use, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Millington; Wendy Jepson
ISBN: 9780387788630 0387788638
OCLC Number: 618353111
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Coca markets, anti-coca policies as drivers of agricultural land use change in Bolivia.- Cooperatives, Agricultural Development, and Land Change on a Frontier in the Brazilian Cerrado.- Detection, drivers, and dynamics of LULCC in the Sahel: Linking scientists with local decision-makers.- From Farms to Forest Fragments: Agricultural Transition and its Implications.- Land-Use Dynamics and Political-Ecological Aspects: The Spanish Dehesa-System.- Market Integration and Market Realities on a Mexican Frontier.- Migration and other driving forces of land use/cover change in a rural context in western Mexico.- Modern Agriculture on Tropical Frontiers: Rethinking Methods for Land Change Research.- Stasis and flux in long-inhabited locales: Change in rural Andean landscapes.- Study of the economic and financial viability of two agroforestry models as sustainable choices for agriculture in Rondonia, Brasil.- The impact of a fluctuating agenda at the international level on cocoa farms in the humid forest zone of West and Central Africa: Current issues, research and development implications.- The Impact of Climate Change on Income Diversification and Food Security in Senegal.- Understanding Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn) Invasion in Southern Yucatan Peninsular Region through Integrated Land-Change Science.- Coffee and Landscape change in Colombia 1970-2002: linking agricultural intensification and land-use and land-cover change.- The tobacco industry and land cover in agricultural regions of southern Africa.- Land use and land cover in traditional swidden cultivation systems in upland SE Asia.- Land use and land cover in the Indo-Gangetic Plains.

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