Natural resource degradation effects of poverty and population growth are largely policy-induced: the case of Colombia
The sustainability of natural resource use is influenced by population pressure, but this exercises a much less critical impact than the overall policy framework. In Colombia, various agricultural and other policies whose effect is to constrain the poor's access to land encourage environmental degradation. A case is made in favour of the new land reform process that Colombia is launching.
Volume (Year): 1 (1996)
Issue (Month): 01 (February)
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