Conservation and enhancement of natural resources
AbstractMeeting food and livelihood security needs in developing countries will require the conservation and enhancement of natural resources that contribute to agricultural production. Chief among the resources to be sustainably managed are soils and forests. Once forests fall, what land-use patterns emerge, and what are the consequences of the new land-use patterns for food security and the environment? Finally, what can be done by policymakers to simultaneously reduce poverty and deforestation rates?
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series 2020 vision briefs with number 8.
Date of creation: 1994
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Food security Developing countries. ; Natural resources Management. ; Agricultural productivity. ; Soil conservation. ; Forest management. ; Poverty alleviation Developing countries. ;
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