Food Security, Land Degradation, Water Depletion, and Sustainable Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa: Linkages and Opportunities
AbstractThe challenge of achievving simultaneously food security, rural welfare, land protection and soil fertility regeneration as well as climate change adaptation in the face of demograhic growth are overwhelming for Sub-Saharan Africa. However, sustainable farming offers opportunities to maintain food security, mitigate effects of climate change, protect land and raise cash at the same time.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa (UNDP/RBA) in its series Working Papers with number 2012-008.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2012
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Sub-Saharan Africa; food security; climate change; land and water degradation; and sustainable farming;
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