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People and Environment in Africa

Out of Print

Edited By: T Binns

286 pages, B/w figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #40435 | ISBN: 0471951005
Out of Print Details
Hardback | Dec 1995 | #40436 | ISBN: 0471955302
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About this book

This is a collection of concise and up-to-date case studies revealing in a positive way how African peoples are coping, and in some cases not coping, with their local environments.


Contents

General issues; the effects of urbanization on rural environments in Africa; environmental resources - their use and management by the Bedouin of the Nubian Desert of southern Egypt; West Africa - desertification, drought and development in the Sahel; local agro-ecological management and forest-savanna transitions - the case of Kissidougou, Guinea; southern Africa - sustainability of smallholder food production systems in southern Africa - the case of Zimbabwe; health and health care in the new South Africa.

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