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Economics of dryland management
|Title:||Economics of dryland management|
|Authors:||Dixon, John A.|
James, David E.
Sherman, Paul B.
|LC Subject Headings:||Desert resources development - Economic aspects|
Arid regions - Management
|Publisher:||London : Earthscan|
|Abstract:||Contents: Dryland problem -- Dryland characteristics and the degradation process -- Role of public policy in dryland development and management -- General economic principles and techniques of analysis -- Managing drylands as renewable economic resources -- Economic appraisal of investments in dryland programmes and projects -- Valuation of on-site and off-site effects -- Risk and uncertainty in dryland development and management -- Models of dryland development planning -- Implementation of policies, programmes and projects -- Case study: benefit-cost analysis of soil conservation in Maphutseng, Lesotho|
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|Rights:||Joint Copyright East-West Center, United Nations Environment Programme, Government of Australia|
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