Wetland Management and Sustainable Livelihoods in Africa
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $52.95|
| Book Description: |
In this book the authors argue for a paradigm shift in the way African wetlands are considered. Current policies and wetland management are too frequently underpinned by a perspective that views agriculture simply as a threat and disregards its important contribution to livelihoods. In rural areas where people are entrenched in poverty, wetlands (in particular wetland agriculture) have a critical role to play in supporting and developing peoples' livelihoods. Furthermore, as...