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Population and land degradation

Population and land degradation

Working Paper Environmental and Natural Resources Policy and Training Project EPAT/MUCIA ( 14): 24pp.

This paper argues that there is no significant link between human populations and their environments and that the intervening processes create the context within which land degradation occurs. Some of the intermediate mechanisms through which mounting demographic pressure leads to soil erosion and the depletion of soil fertility are examined.

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