3 edition of economics of land degradation found in the catalog.
economics of land degradation
|LC Classifications||HD994 .B65 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 352 p. :|
|Number of Pages||352|
|LC Control Number||92179580|
Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev, Joachim von Braun (eds.) This volume deals with land degradation, which is occurring in almost all terrestrial biomes and agro-ecologies, in both low and high income countries and is stretching to about 30% of. This book offers an overview of recent literature on land degradation and its interrelationship with socio-economic development processes in the developing world. It provides an in-depth analysis of land degradation as a physical process, with an emphasis on the local and regional scales.
degradation in drylands. However, land degradation is a worldwide phenomenon that may be even more prevalent in humid and sub-humid areas (Bai et al., ). To address the issue of land degradation on a global scale, a goal of Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) was established in the Rio+20 Outcome Document. Land Degradation. Land degradation is, usually, the result of complex inter-relationships between biophysical and socio-economic issues which affect many people and their land, specially in the tropics and developing countries. The term land degradation involves both soil and vegetation degradation.
Get this from a library! Economics of land degradation and improvement: a global assessment for sustainable development. [Ephraim Nkonya; Alisher Mirzabaev; Joachim Von Braun;] -- This volume deals with land degradation, which is occurring in almost all terrestrial biomes and agro-ecologies, in both low and high income countries and is stretching to about 30% of the total. However, the impact of land degradation is especially severe on livelihoods of the poor who heavily depend on natural resources. The annual global cost of land degradation due to land use and cover change (LUCC) and lower cropland and rangeland productivity is estimated to be about billion USD.
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The annual global cost of land degradation due to land use and cover change (LUCC) and lower cropland and rangeland productivity is estimated to be about billion USD.
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) accounts for the largest share (22%) of the total global cost of land degradation. Chapter 1 Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement: An Introduction and Overview Chapter 2 Concepts and Methods of Global Assessment of the Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement Chapter 3 Institutional Framework of (In)Action Against Land Degradation Chapter 4 Biomass Productivity-Based Mapping of Global Land Degradation Hotspots Chapter 5 Evaluating Global Land Degradation.
Economics of land degradation describes a holistic approach for estimates of the total economic valuation of land and land based ecosystems.
The ELD approach covers economic, social and environmental factors as well as the costs and benefits of sustainable land management. What we do. Issue Paper on Economics of Land Degradation for the Global Soil Week in Berlin in November,with funding from IASS-Potsdam.
The authors thank. This volume deals with land degradation, which is occurring in almost all terrestrial biomes and agro-ecologies, in both low and high income countries and is stretching to about 30% of the total global land area.
About three billion people reside in these degraded lands. However, the impact of land. A report on the Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (EDLDD) found that it costs India nearly % of its GDP.
As the union minister Prakash Javadekar highlighted, India has around 17% of the global population, but only % of land and receives only about 1% of global rainfall, thus making it critical for the.
Factor of production. Land is considered one of the three factors of production (also sometimes called the three producer goods) along with capital, and l resources are fundamental to the production of all goods, including capital goods.
While the particular role of land in the economy was extensively debated in classical economics it played a minor role in the neoclassical. Abstract. Land degradation is an important problem in Ethiopia, with more than 85 % of the land degraded to various degrees.
Recent estimates using satellite imagery show that land degradation hotspots over the last three decades cover about 23 % of the land area in the by: Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement by Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev, Joachim von Braun.
Publisher: Springer ISBN/ASIN: ISBN Number of pages: Description: The results of this volume can contribute significantly to the ongoing policy debate and efforts to design strategies for achieving sustainable development goals and related.
Land degradation in developing countries is reducing national domestic product by nearly eight percent requiring urgent action to reverse the process, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on the 25th anniversary of World Day to Combat Desertification held in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday.
Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development - Kindle edition by Nkonya, Ephraim, Mirzabaev, Alisher, von Braun, Joachim.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Manufacturer: Springer. The Economics of Land Degradation in Africa (reviewed) Title: The Economics of Land Degradation in Africa - Benefits of Action Outweigh the Costs.A complementary report to the ELD Initiative.
Content: This report views regional data on the economic costs of soil erosion related to land degradation in Africa and it analyses the costs and benefits of taking action against soil-erosion-induced.
These findings come from the book, Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement—A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development, which examines the costs of land degradation and what needs to be done to reverse it.
The book reveals the cost of land degradation in case studies for The Economics of Land Degradation by Ephraim Nkonya,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The land degradation measure suggests that we have lost $ trillion per year of ecosystem service value to impaired ecosystem function.
Agriculture amounts to % of global GDP. With global GDP standing at $63 trillion inall of agriculture represents $ Trillion of the world's GDP.
Land clearing and ecosystem transformation and degradation associated with an increasing demand for land, especially for agriculture, are major causes of the decline in biodiversity and the linked.
Land Restoration: Reclaiming Landscapes for a Sustainable Future provides a holistic overview of land degradation and restoration in that it addresses the issue of land restoration from the scientific and practical development points of view.
Furthermore, the breadth of chapter topics and contributors cover the topic and a wealth of connected. This book contains selected contributions from the Sixth Meeting of the International Geographical Union's Commission on Land Degradation and Desertification, held in Perth, Australia, in September Collectively, these contributions explicitly seek to understand not only the mechanisms responsible for the problem of land degradation but their social and economic implications, the.
Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement - A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development: By Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev, Joachim Braun Springer International Publishing AG.
Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement - A Global Assessment for Sustainable. Experts on land management Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev, and Joachim von Braun, argue in their book, “Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development,” that degradation is also a significant health hazard to the populations in the affected areas.
Land Degradation Land Use Soil Conservation Erosion and Production Market Failures Government Failures Public Policy Cost Benefit Analysis Lesotho Distributed by: EFI, Stockholm School of Economics, Box83 Stockholm, Sweden.
Printed by Gotab, Stockholm It is based on the book, The Economics of Land Degradation: Toward an Integrated Global Assessment, by Ephraim Nkonya, Nicolas Gerber, Philipp Baumgartner, Joachim von Braun, Alex De Pinto, Valerie Graw, Edward Kato, Julia Kloos, and Teresa Walter, published by Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Buy The Economics of Land Degradation: Toward an Integrated Global Assessment (Development Economics and Policy) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders The Economics of Land Degradation: Toward an Integrated Global Assessment (Development Economics and Policy): Teresa Walter, Ephraim Nkonya, Nicolas Gerber, Joachim von Braun, Philipp Author: Nicolas Gerber.