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Sierra Leone

In: West African agriculture and climate change: A comprehensive analysis

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  • Johnson, Raymond G.
  • Kandeh, Mohamed
  • Jalloh, Abdulai
  • Nelson, Gerald C.
  • Thomas, Timothy S.

Abstract

Sierra Leone has an area of 72,325 square kilometers and is bordered in the northeast by the Republic of Guinea, in the south and southeast by the Republic of Liberia, and in the west by the North Atlantic Ocean. The country is divided into five main geographical regions: coastline, interior lowland plains, interior plateau, mountains, and Freetown Peninsula. The coastline is part of the general coastline of the West and Central Africa region, a low plain, sandy and surf beaten. The general coastline orientation, northwest–southeast, is strongly influenced by the local structural and lithological framework.

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  • Johnson, Raymond G. & Kandeh, Mohamed & Jalloh, Abdulai & Nelson, Gerald C. & Thomas, Timothy S., 2013. "Sierra Leone," IFPRI book chapters,in: Jalloh, Abdulai & Nelson, Gerald C. & Thomas, Timothy S. & Zougmore, Robert & Roy-Macauley, Harold (ed.), West African agriculture and climate change: A comprehensive analysis, chapter 12, pages 323-352 International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Handle: RePEc:fpr:ifpric:9780896292048-12
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    1. You, Liangzhi & Wood, Stanley, 2006. "An entropy approach to spatial disaggregation of agricultural production," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 90(1-3), pages 329-347, October.
    2. Nelson, Gerald C. & Rosegrant, Mark W. & Palazzo, Amanda & Gray, Ian & Ingersoll, Christina & Robertson, Richard & Tokgoz, Simla & Zhu, Tingju & Sulser, Timothy B. & Ringler, Claudia & Msangi, Siwa & , 2010. "Food security, farming, and climate change to 2050: Scenarios, results, policy options," Research reports Gerald C. Nelson, et al., International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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