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Economic Policy and Sustainable Land Use: Recent Advances in Quantitative Analysis for Developing Countries

Edited By: N Heerink, H van Keulen and M Kuiper

376 pages, 44 figs, 41 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #129893 | ISBN: 3790813516
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About this book

Illustrates recent advances in modelling approaches at the plot, household, regional and national level.


Contents

From the contents: Economic Policy Reforms and Sustainable Land Use in Developing Countries * Soil Degradation and Agricultural Production * Technical Options for Agricultural Development in the Ethiopian Highlands * Land Degradation as a Transformation Process in an Intertemporal Welfare Optimisation Framework * Population Pressure and Land Degradation in the Ethiopian Highlands * Imperfect Food Markets and Household Adoption of Soil Conservation Practices in the Dominican Republic Highlands * Soil Conservation and Imperfect Labour Markets in El Salvador * Assessing the Effects of Policy Measures on Household Welfare and Agro-Ecological Sustainability * Agricultural Prices and Land Degradation in Koutiala, Mali * Integrating Site-Specific Biophysical and Economic Models to Assess Trade-offs in Sustainable Land Use and Soil Quality * Effects of Land Degradation in a Diversified Economy with Local Staple and Labour Markets * Agricultural Production and Erosion in a Small Watershed in Honduras.The complete table of contents can be found on the Internet: http://www.springer.de

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