Land And Soil Management: Technology, Economics, And Institutions, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Land And Soil Management

Technology, Economics, And Institutions, 1st Edition

By Alfredo Sfeir-Younis

CRC Press

310 pages

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Description

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. .

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General