Sustainable Land Management : Challenges, Opportunities, and Trade-offs.

Land is the integrating component of all livelihoods depending on farm, forest, rangeland, or water (rivers, lakes, coastal marine) habitats. Due to varying political, social, and economic factors, the heavy use of natural resources to supply a rapidly growing global population and economy has resul...

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Corporate Author: World Bank
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2006.
Series:Agriculture and rural development series.
World Bank e-Library.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Tables, Figures, and Boxes; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Overview; 1. Introduction; 2. Incidence and Effects of Land Degradation; Boxes; Figures; 3. Challenges to Sustainable Land Management; 4. SLM Interventions: An Agri-technical Perspective; Tables; 5. The Bank's Evolving SLM Portfolio; 6. SLM: Strategic Options; Appendix: Land Management and a Useful Plant Diversity Index ("V" Index); Notes; Bibliography; Index.