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Soil and Water Conservation Policies and Programs: Successes and Failures

Edited By: T A Napier, S M Napier and J Tvrdon

640 pages, B wphotos, figs, tabs, maps

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #108225 | ISBN: 0849300053
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About this book

Based on an international conference held in Prague in 1996, this volume debates the strengths and weaknesses of soil and water conservation initiatives implemented globally. It examines the varying policies employed in North America, Europe, and Australia. The book addresses the need to solve the planet's pressing conservation problems and to develop effective policies. Soil & Water Conservation Policies: Successes and Failures is a helpful resource for any professional involved in policy-making or interested in worldwide conservation efforts.


Contents

Soil and Water Conservation Policies and Programs: Successes and Failures: An Introduction Soil Conservation Policies and Sustainable Land Management: A Global Overview What Are the Alternatives to Improve Landscape Quality and Biodiversity? The Role of the Natural Resources Conservation Service in the Development and Implementation of Soil and Water Conservation Policies in the United States Conservation Policy in the United States: Is There a Better Way? Implementation of Conservation Title Provisions at the State Level The Role of Private and Professional Organizations in the Development of Soil and Water Conservation Policy Soil and Water Conservation Policy Within the United States Future Soil and Water Conservation Policies and Programs Within the United States Policy Lessons from a Quasi-Regulatory Conservation Program Is U.S. Soil Conservation Policy A Sustainable Development? Reducing Wind Erosion Damages and the Conservation Reserve Program United States' N ew Pesticide Law: Implications for Soil and Water Conservation Soil Conservation Policy in Canada: Adrift or in a State of Evolution? A Critical Assessment of the Ontario Land Stewardship Program The Permanent Cover Program: Is Twice Enough? Evolving Perspectives, Policies, and Recommendations on Soil Erosion in the United Kingdom Landscape and Nature Conservation Policies in Denmark The CAP Reform and Danish Agriculture Rationality Is in the Eye of the Actor Soil and Water Conservation Policies in Germany Soil and Water Conservation in East Germany Landscape Protection and Economic Interests Soil and Water Conservation Policies in Austria Agricultural Pollution Abatement in Poland Lithuanian Karst Area Management Plan: An Innovative Risk-Based Approach to Rural Water Quality Issues Soil and Water Conservation Policies in Yugoslavia The Need for Soil and Water Conservation Policies in Central Europe Soil and Water Conservation Policies in the Czech Republic Impa ct Modeling of Soil and Water Conservation Policies Upon Economic Development in the Czech Republic Private Farmers and Contemporary Conservation Subsidy Programs in the Czech Republic Soil Conservation Policies in Australia: Successes, Failures, and Requirements for Ecologically Sustainable Policy Landcare Policies and Programs in Australia Successful Soil and Landscape Conservation in Australia Down the Track From Rio: Lessons from the Australian Landcare Program Water Allocation Policy in Australia Policies to Promote Sustainable Land Management in New Zealand Soil and Water Conservation Policies and Programs: Successes and Failures: A Synthesis

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