Adapting to Drought: Farmers, Famines and Desertification in West Africa

Adapting to Drought: Farmers, Famines and Desertification in West Africa

by Michael Mortimore

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ISBN-13: 9780521104272
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2008
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. From feast to famine?; 3. Drought in the 1970s; 4. Thirteen years in the life of a village; 5. Wider horizons; 6. Two dry decades; 7. Shifting sands; 8. Interpretation; 9. Policy directions; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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