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Re-examining the "more people less erosion" hypothesis

Charlotte Boyd

Re-examining the "more people less erosion" hypothesis

special case or wider trend?

by Charlotte Boyd

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Published by Overseas Development Institute in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCharlotte Boyd & Tom Slaymaker.
ContributionsSlaymaker, Tom., Overseas Development Institute.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18598750M

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Re-examining the "more people less erosion" hypothesis by Charlotte Boyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Re-examining the 'more people less erosion' hypothesis: special case or wider trend. | Overseas Development Institute (ODI) This paper examines how widespread are the prospects for positive outcomes of the ’more people, less erosion’ type.

Drawing on new case studies in six countries (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda), this paper examines how widespread are the prospects for positive outcomes of the ‘more people, less erosion’ typeAuthor: Charlotte Boyd and Tom Slaymaker.

Hence, the ‘More People Less Erosion' hypothesis (Boyd and Slaymaker,Tiffen et al., ) has been confirmed in this particular semi-arid area where high rural population density compels farmers and authorities to improve land by: The direct link that is sometimes made between soil degradation and population growth is unwarranted.

There are cases where ‘more people’ accompanied ‘less erosion’, as well as cases where soil degradation occurred in spite of declining population by: (). Rationality of farmers' perception of soil erosion: the effectiveness of soil conservation in semi-arid Kenya.

Re-examining the 'more people less erosion' hypothesis: special case or wider trend?Author: M.F.W. Slegers. These types of change generally increase labour productivity, but at the cost of employing less people, and they do not necessarily make the land more productive.

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Tom Slaymaker's 16 research works with citations and 2, reads, including: Agricultural rehabilitation and social protection in countries emerging from conflict. The land use changes resulted in a strong decrease of the areas subject to intense soil degradation: afforestation with Eucalyptus trees on degraded lands was successful in controlling soil erosion in the lower parts of the catchment.

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