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Global Thinking and Local Action: Agriculture, Tropical Forest Loss and Conservation in South-East Nigeria

Series: SOAS Studies in Development Geography

By: Uwem Ite

142 pages, Maps

Ashgate

Hardback | Apr 2001 | #109400 | ISBN: 0754613453
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About this book

Based on extensive local field research undertaken in and around the Cross River National Park in Nigeria.


Contents

Global thinking - theoretical issues: small farmers, tropical forest loss and conservation. Environmental management issues in Nigeria: tropical forest loss and resource conservation; the Cross River national park project. Local action - forest loss and conservation in Okwangwo Division: environment and development themes; agricultural land use - practices and challenges; rates and implications of forest loss in Okwangwo division; forest conservation-with-development in Okwangwo division. Synthesis: local rates and global illusions.

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