Marie Michael Library

Title

Soil degradation: a threat to developing-country food security by 2020

Author

Scherr, Sara J.

Description

Scherr reviews over 80 studies to assess the past and present food-security related effects of soil degradation, and assessments of future trends. She provides guidance on policy and research priorities to reduce the threats to food security.

File No

IFPRI-FAE-DP27

Agency

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Date

1999

Subject(s)

Agriculture

Pages

63

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