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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Drought disasters and environmental change during past 30 years in Africa

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

DING DENGSHAN (1) ;
(1) Nanjing University, Dept. of Geo & Ocean Sciences, Nanjing 210093, CHINE

Abstract

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

Source

Article of periodic

published at : The Journal of Chinese geography / ISSN 0218-1444

Editor : Guoji Translation and Publishing, Singapore - SINGAPOUR (1990- 2000)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 6, no1 [pp. 92-100]

Bibliographic references : 14 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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