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Title:Lessons to be learned from the Sahel drought
Author:Hance, W.A.ISNI
Book title:Africa; from mystery to maze / ed. by H. Kitchen
Geographic term:Sahel
Abstract:The author describes first the situation in the Sahel countries concerning agriculture, livestock raising population pressure etc., then the dynamic factors at work, population growth; random government intervention and the short-term impacts of the drought. He discusses possible improvements in agriculture cattle raising and in aid programs and concludes that lowering birth rates is, in the long run, the all-important prescription. Ref., tab.