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Land is Life: Land Reform and Sustainable Agriculture

Edited By: Nigel Dudley, John Madeley and Sue Stolton

155 pages, 2 figs, 2 tabs

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1992 | #56469 | ISBN: 1853391468
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Drawing on the experiences of farmers in Africa, Asia and Latin America, this book explores some of the issues of sustainable land use.


Part 1 Stabilization of agricultural resources: world hunger, land reform and organic agriculture, Nigel Dudley; concept requirements and measures to ensure sustainable agricultural development, Uwe Otzen. Part 2 Latin America and the Caribbean: Brazil - agrarian reform in Brazil, Ivo Poletto and Lino de David; Colombia - save the rainforests - give them away, Peter Bunyard; Dominican Republic - slowly does it - learning and teaching about agriculture, Mark Feedman. Part 3 Africa: overview, Mohamed Suliman; Zimbabwe - issues arising from the land resettlement programme, John Cusworth; Namibia - land reform - who will be the beneficiaries?, Martin Adams. Part 4 Asia: India - land rights in the villages of India, Vithal Rajan; Philippines - land reform and soil conservation, Romy Tiongco; Thailand - land security and traditional agriculture, Larry Lohmann; Indonesia - problems of land-use policy, Djuhendi Tadjudin. Part 5 Europe: organic farming in Western Europe - which way forward?, Lawrence Woodward; the Norwegian GATT campaign, Helge Christie; organic farming in Eastern Europe, Nigel Dudley.

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