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Land Degradation, Less Favored Lands and the Rural Poor: A Spatial and Economic Analysis.

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Edward B. B., Jacob P. H. (2014). Land Degradation, Less Favored Lands and the Rural Poor: A Spatial and Economic Analysis. A Report for the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative. Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming.

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Godesberger Allee 119 53175 Bonn, Germany

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http://www.eld-initiative.org/fileadmin/pdf/ELD__Assessment.pdf

Description

  • The authors discuss the economic consequences of land degradation in developing countries.
  • They note that the rural poor are most dependent on degraded lands and therefre most affected by them.
  • This report focuses on using GIS analysis to compare movement of rural populations with land degradation.

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