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Population and land use in developing countries [electronic resource] : report of a workshop / Carole L. Jolly and Barbara Boyle Torrey, editors ; Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

Contributor(s): Preston, Samuel H | Jolly, Carole L | Torrey, Barbara Boyle | National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population | National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993Description: 1 online resource (xi, 159 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585143455 (electronic bk.); 9780585143453 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Land use -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Population | Land use -- Developing countries -- Case studies | Developing countries -- Population -- Case studies | Electronic books | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business | Sol, Utilisation du -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Sol, Utilisation du -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement -- Cas, �Etudes de | Pays en voie de d�eveloppement -- Population | Pays en voie de d�eveloppement -- Population -- Cas, �Etudes de | Bevolking | LandgebruikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Population and land use in developing countries.DDC classification: 333.73091724 Other classification: 74.95 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Population, land use, and environment : a long history / M. Gordon Wolman -- What is meant by land use change? / Isaak S. Zonneveld -- An ecological perspective on population change and land use / Steward T.A. Pickett -- Northern Nigeria : land transformation under agricultural intensification / Michael Mortimore -- India : population pressure, technology, infrastructure, capital formation, and rural incomes / Robert E. Evenson -- Mauritius : population and land use / Wolfgang Lutz and Einar Holm -- Honduras : population, inequality, and resource destruction / Billie R. DeWalt, Susan C. Stonich, and Sarah L. Hamilton -- Population growth, environmental change, and innovation : implications for sustainable growth in agriculture / Vernon W. Ruttan.
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Committee chairman: Samuel H. Preston.

" ... report summarizes the discussions and papers presented at a Committee ... workshop."

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Population, land use, and environment : a long history / M. Gordon Wolman -- What is meant by land use change? / Isaak S. Zonneveld -- An ecological perspective on population change and land use / Steward T.A. Pickett -- Northern Nigeria : land transformation under agricultural intensification / Michael Mortimore -- India : population pressure, technology, infrastructure, capital formation, and rural incomes / Robert E. Evenson -- Mauritius : population and land use / Wolfgang Lutz and Einar Holm -- Honduras : population, inequality, and resource destruction / Billie R. DeWalt, Susan C. Stonich, and Sarah L. Hamilton -- Population growth, environmental change, and innovation : implications for sustainable growth in agriculture / Vernon W. Ruttan.

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