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Title Wetland management and sustainable livelihoods in Africa / edited by Adrian Wood, Alan Dixon and Matthew McCartney
Edition 1st ed
Published Abingdon ; New York : Earthscan from Routledge, 2013
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Contents Putting people into wetlands / Adrian Wood, Alan Dixon and Matthew McCartney -- The value of wetlands for livelihood support in Tanzania and Zambia / Matthew McCartney -- Catchments and wetlands: a functional landscape approach to sustainable use of seasonal wetlands in central Malawi / Adrian Wood and Patrick Thawe -- Local institutions, social capital and sustainable wetland management: experiences from western Ethiopia / Alan Dixon, Afework Hailu and Tilahun Semu -- The emergence of a systemic view for the sustainable governance and use of wetlands in complex and transforming environments: experiences from Craigieburn, South Africa / Sharon Pollard and Derek du Toit -- Assessing the ecological sustainability of wetland cultivation: experiences from Zambia and Malawi / Donovan Kotze -- Sustainable management of wetlands for livelihoods: Uganda's experiences and lessons / Barbara Nakangu and Robert Bagyenda -- Managing a Ramsar site to support agriculture and fisheries: Lake Chilwa, Malawi / Daniel Jamu and Lisa Rebelo -- Agriculture, livelihoods and fadama restoration in northern Nigeria / Adamu Tanko -- Wetlands and rice development in West Africa / Paul Kiepe and Jonne Rodenburg -- Conclusions: transforming wetland livelihoods / Adrian Wood, Alan Dixon and Matthew McCartney
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ecosystem services -- Africa
Sustainable development -- Africa
Wetland agriculture -- Africa
Wetland management -- Africa
Wetlands -- Economic aspects -- Africa
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Ecosystem services.
Sustainable development.
Wetland agriculture.
Wetland management.
Wetlands -- Economic aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Dixon, Alan B
McCartney, Matthew P
Wood, Adrian P
LC no. 2012048134
ISBN 0203128699