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Incentives for the ecologically sustainable use of human and natural resources in the drylands of sub-saharan Africa: a review

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    Attempts to identify incentives that will stimulate diversification of the rural economy and encourage adoption of ecologically sustainable technologies within the traditional sector.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 283665.

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    Length: 36 P. pages
    Date of creation: 1991
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    Publication status: Published in Technology and employment programme, working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:283665

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    Keywords: WEP pub; sustainable agriculture; sustainable development; Africa south of Sahara; ecosystem; population growth; rural economy; agricultural price; poverty; bibliography; graph; pub PME; agriculture biologique; développement durable; Afrique au sud du Sahara; écosystème; croissance démographique; économie rurale; prix agricole; pauvreté; bibliographie; graphique; pub PME; ecoagricultura; desarrollo sostenible; Africa al sur del Sahara; ecosistema; crecimiento demográfico; economía rural; precio agrícola; pobreza; bibliografía; gráfico;

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