Explanation and policy in land degradation and rehabilitation for developing countries

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The paper examines why land management practices are not carried out, and what can be done about this. If focuses on the need to obtain an accurate explanation of why degradation has occurred, and highlights the need to examine: whether degradation really is taking place; the identification of those for whom land degradation is, or will be, a problem; the identification of why land degradation is taking place; the need to find solutions and means to reach them (ie policy formulation).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-37
JournalLand Degradation & Development
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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