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Managing Agrodiversity the Traditional Way: Lessons from West Africa in Sustainable Use of Biodiversity and Related Natural Resources

Edited By: Edwin A Gyasi and Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic

320 pages, Figs, tabs

United Nations University Press

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #145050 | ISBN: 9280810987
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Drawing on nearly ten years of research in West Africaprimarily Ghanathis book shows how farmers are using traditional food production methods that also cultivate and conserve biodiversity on their lands. The contributors highlight interventions by the United Nations University Project on People, Land Management, and Environmental Change (UNU/PLEC) for sustaining agrodiversity for rural livelihoods, as well as lessons for teaching, policy, and development planning. The volume provides valuable lessons for policymakers, practitioners, students, and teachers involved in agriculture, social science, biological science, and other studies relating to environmental or natural resources management and sustainable development.

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