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Population, Poverty and the Problem of Natural Resource Management

In: Proceedings of the Conference on Human and Economic Resources

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  • Utpal Kumar De

    (North Eastern Hill University)

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The objective of the paper is to explore the interlinkage among the population growth, poverty and environmental resource use with special reference to North-East India. We calculated the correlation between changes in population and incidence of poverty and the changes in forest resources across the North-Eastern states. Also we compared the over time changes in population, poverty and changes in forest resources in the region.

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  • Utpal Kumar De, 2006. "Population, Poverty and the Problem of Natural Resource Management," Papers of the Annual IUE-SUNY Cortland Conference in Economics,in: Proceedings of the Conference on Human and Economic Resources, pages 88-103 Izmir University of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:izm:prcdng:200609
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    poverty; natural resource management; India;

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