Uses conventional data, oral history and photographic records to examine the interactions between people and their environment over a period of 60 years. Challenges the view that population growth inevitably leads to environmental deterioration. Features valuable lessons on how resource management technologies, the right social and economic milieu and supportive policies can lead to sustainable development.
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Table of Contents
Machakos Then and Now.
The District and the Study.
PROFILES OF CHANGE.
Land Use and Tenure.
Crop and Livestock Production.
MANAGEMENT AND MANAGERS.
Akamba Social Institutions.
Household Farming and Income Systems.
WHAT WORKED AND WHY.
Interventions and Policies.
Population Growth and Environmental Degradation: Revising the Theoretical Framework.
Replicability, Sustainability and Policy.