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Economics of dryland management

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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
Issue Date: 1989
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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Pages/Duration: 302 p.
Rights: Joint Copyright East-West Center, United Nations Environment Programme, Government of Australia
Appears in Collections:E-W Center Books, Reports, and Other Printed Media

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