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Food Security, Land Degradation, Water Depletion, and Sustainable Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa: Linkages and Opportunities

  • Jean-Claude Bidogeza

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    (International Soil Fertility Centre and Agricultural Development)

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    The 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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    Paper provided by United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa in its series UNDP Africa Policy Notes with number 2012-008.

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    Length: 24 pages
    Date of creation: Jan 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:rac:wpaper:2012-008
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