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Drought disasters and environmental change during past 30 years in Africa

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Nanjing University, Dept. of Geo and Ocean Sciences, Nanjing 210093, Chine


Description :
The basic situation of the droughts and drought disasters are introduced briefly, and the main causes resulting in drought disasters are analysed in the paper. The lack of rainfall is one of the factors but not the real one. From environmmental viewpoints, the drought disasters in Africa resulted from unsuitable land use and management by man. Finally, the strategy for preventing drought disasters in Africa is suggested.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
The Journal of Chinese geography, issn : 0218-1444, 1996, vol. 6, n°. 1, p. 92-100, Références bibliographiques : 14 ref.

Date :
1996

Editeur :
Pays édition : Singapour, Singapore, Guoji Translation and Publishing

Langue :
Anglais
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