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Title:River-basin development and local initiative in African savanna environments
Author:Scudder, T.ISNI
Book title:Human ecology in savanna environments / ed. by D.R. Harris
Year:1980
Pages:383-405
Language:English
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:savannas
rivers
environment
Abstract:The importance of river and lake basins, with associated seasonal floddplains and swamps, for the human populations, the largely negative impact that large-scale river-basin development projects are having on the economic systems of local rural residents throughout Africa, and ways in which such projects could become more effective means of facilitating both rural and urban development form the subject matter of this chapter. Maps, ref.
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