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Sustainability of land use systems

Zegeye Hailu

Sustainability of land use systems

the potential of indigenous measures for the maintenance of soil productivity in Sub-Sahara African agriculture : a review of methodologies and research results

by Zegeye Hailu

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Published by Verlag Josef Margraf in Weikersheim, Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil conservation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPotential of indigenous measures for the maintenance of soil productivity in Sub-Sahara African agriculture.
    StatementZegeye Hailu and Artur Runge-Metzger.
    SeriesTropical agroecology -- 7
    ContributionsRunge-Metzger, Artur., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS625.A4 H35 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14741348M
    ISBN 103823612190

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    Climate change, non-sustainable land management and the insufficient participation of the local population leads to land degradation problems in parts of the Altai Region, which includes China, Kazakh. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable .


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