This book outlines the most important organizational, institutional, technical, and macroeconomic aspects of soil and land management appraisal. It discusses a broad range of important issues involved in designing and implementing more effective soil conservation programs. .
Part One 1. Introduction Part Two 2. Nature of the Erosion Process 3. Soil Erosion Effects: A Typology 4. Extent of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries 5. Extent of Downstream Damages 6. The Economic Nature of Soils Part Three 7. Integrating Alternative Frameworks 8. Technical Frameworks and Relationships: Erosion 9. Technical Frameworks and Relationships: Downstream Effects 10. Theoretical Economic Considerations 11. Illustrations Part Four 12. Project Appraisal Issues 13. Organizational and Institutional Issues 14. Macroeconomic Policy Issues 15. Compensation Issues 16. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity 17. Strategy and Research Needs