How farmers make decisions about the management of soil resources and the constraints they face are issues that are still not well understood. At the same time, understanding the farmers' decision-making process is a critical requirement for improving policy-making for sustainable development. This volume contains two papers that analyse the relationship between poverty and soil degradation. Abstracs in Arabic, French and Spanish are included.Moyo (1998) found that soil erosion in Zimbabwe resulted in reduced soil organic matter and clay content, which caused a drop in ... Under these conditions, investments in soil conservation which result in reduced yield variability may be quiteanbsp;...
|Title||:||Two Essays on Socio-economic Aspects of Soil Degradation|
|Author||:||Leslie Lipper, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Dan Osgood|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 2001|