9781578081530

Response to Land Degradation

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    9781578081530

  • ISBN10:

    157808153X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Table of Contents

Foreword v
Preface and Acknowledgments vii
Contributors xv
Introduction
1(10)
Using the soil DPSIR framework---driving forces, pressures, state, impacts, and responses---for evaluating land degradation
4(4)
W.E.H. Blum
Ecological soil standards
8(3)
I.D. Hannam
Setting the scene
11(34)
Land and civilization: An historical perspective
13(7)
A.S.R. Juo
L.P. Wilding
Land degradation: An overview
20(16)
H. Eswaran
R. Lal
P.F. Reich
Food production and environmental degradation
36(4)
E.M. Bridges
L.R. Oldeman
What happens on earth in one minute?
40(5)
M. Movillon
B. Richards
H. Tumawis
Driving forces and pressures
45(36)
Demographic transition, resource management, and institutional change
47(8)
D. Southgate
Land pressure and soil nutrient depletion in sub-Saharan Africa
55(10)
P. Drechsel
F.W.T. Penning De Vries
Population and land quality on tropical hillsides
65(1)
S.R. Templeton
S.J. Scherr
Adoption of soil conservation practices in developing countries: Policy and institutional factors
66(8)
S. Pandey
Giant tiger shrimp cultivation and the salinization of arable land in Thailand
74(2)
Rungsun Im-Erb
Pramote Yamclee
Suthat Prosayakul
Prasit Tanprapas
Pirach Pongwichian
Causes and Impacts of land degradation in the arid environment of Kuwait
76(2)
S.A. Shahid
S.A.S. Omar
Climate change and land degradation in Iceland
78(3)
U. Hellden
R. Olafsdottir
State of the world's land resources
81(72)
Land quality and food security in Asia
83(15)
F.H. Beinroth
H. Eswaran
P.F. Reich
Land degradation in Malaysis
98(1)
J. Shamshuddin
Soil degrdation and land use: A case study from India
99(1)
G. Byju
T. Varghese
Land degradation and land use policy in Vietnam
100(1)
N. Van Bo
T. Phien
N.Tu Siem
Land resource stresses and desertification in Africa
101(14)
P.F. Reich
S.T. Numbem
R.A. Almaraz
H. Eswaran
An assessment of land degradation in Thailand
115(1)
Susan Kunaporn
Pichai Wichaidit
Taweesak Vearaslip
Kanitasri Hoontrakul
H. Eswaran
Land resource stress and desertification vulnerability in Thailand
116(1)
Pojanee Moncharoen
Taweesak Vearasilp
Kanitasri Hoontrakul
H. Eswaran
Land degradation in Bangladesh
117(7)
Md.M. Rahman
G. Mostafa
S.Razia
J.U. Shoaib
Landscape-scale changes in soil properties between 1967 and 1995 in Bangladesh
124(6)
Md.M. Ali
T. Wakatsuki
Soil degradation in Sri Lanka
130(10)
A.N. Jayakody
Land degradation in Hungary
140(9)
A. Kertesz
Soil acidification under Stylosanthes seed production systems in Thailand and Australia
149(1)
A. Noble
Sawaeng Ruaysoongnern
I. Willett
B. Palmer
Soil degradation through deforestation in Petchabun, Thailand
150(1)
Boonma Deesaeng
Cholada Temkunatham
Somchai Onasa
Sangchan Srisaichua
Rehabilitation of the organic carbon pool in red soils of China
151(2)
Li Zhongpei
Zhang Taolin
Impacts on society and the environment
153(70)
The future food security and economic consequences of soil degradation in the developing world
155(16)
S.J. Scherr
Land degradation, food security, and agro-biodiversity---examining an old problem in a new way
171(15)
A. Tengberg
M. Stocking
Productivity growth and resource degradation in Pakistan's Punjab
186(14)
M. Ali
D. Byerlee
Economic implications of land degradation in a large irrigation project in India
200(1)
B.V.C. Reddy
Honnaiah
L. Achoth
Valuing the off-site effects of land degradation
201(5)
T.Enters
Impacts of land clearing on biodiversity and environmental quality in the Western Australian Wheatbelt
206(1)
A. Glanznig
M. Kennedy
The global environmental impacts of agricultural land degradation in developing countries
207(12)
S. Pagiola
A critical approach to indications of degradation: A case study from northeastern Botswana
219(1)
A.C. Dahlberg
Mass movements in East Africa: Transient or long-term land degradation?
220(3)
L.O. Westerberg
C. Christiansson
Tools for monitoring and assessment
223(68)
Linking methodologies for assessing land resources, their problems and possible solutions at small scales
225(12)
L.R. Oldeman
G.W.J. Vanlynden
Spatial natural resource monitoring in Mpumalanga Province of South Africa
237(12)
K.J. Wessels
H.M. Van Den Berg
D.J. Pretorius
Tools for identification, assessment, and monitoring of land degradation
249(11)
Apisit Eiumnoh
Remote sensing and GIS-aided land degradation monitoring: The case of Chi sub-watershed, Thailand
260(1)
Apisit Eiumnoh
R.P. Shrestha
Application of remote sensing techniques for the study of soil salinity in semi-arid Uzbekistan
261(13)
E.I. Karavanova
D.P. Shrestha
D.S. Orlov
The economic appraisal of soil and water conservation measures
274(10)
J. De Graaff
Assessing soil erosion and water pollution hazards associated with logging in New South Wales, Australia
284(1)
N.A. Abraham
P.J. Fogarty
S.J. Beaman
Soil loss map of Thailand
Land Development Department Staff
285(1)
Soil productivity rating for soil degradation assessment in the Philippines: A case study in Isabela Province
286(1)
P.P. Evangelista
C.M. Nicolas
R.B. Carating
T. Ohkura
Y. Kato
Soil microbial community structure as an indicator of soil pollution caused by gasoline spills
287(1)
I.S. Kim
V.N. Ivanov
E.V. Stabnokova
Participatory GIS as a tool for land use planning in northern Thailand
288(3)
O. Puginier
Conservation and rehabilitation
291(58)
Land degradation and renewal in the Gran Chaco of South America
293(11)
P.C. Huszar
E.H. Bucher
Strategies to address land degradation issues in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas
304(10)
R. Allen
Thailand's response to land degradation: The need to control soil erosion
314(11)
Samran Sompatpanit
Uncertain steps? Terraces in the tropics
325(14)
W. Critchley
Samran Sombatpanit
S.M. Medina
Land degradation and soil conservation in China
339(1)
Li Rui
Yang Qinke
Zhang Xiaoping
Li Zhiguang
Occurrence, prevention, and amelioration of soil salinity
340(1)
P.A. Mendoza
Yang Jingsong
Terdsak Subhasaram
Using Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (Salt) for soil management on Sri Lanka tea lands
341(1)
P.B. Ekanayake
Sludge utilization in degraded and agricultural land
342(1)
Orathai Sukreeyapongse
Supamard Panichsakpatana
Sylvipasture system to rehabilitate degraded grassland
343(1)
D. Santoso
Sukristiyonubowo
I.G.P. Wigena
E. Santosa
No-tillage system in Parana State, south Brazil
344(1)
A. Calegari
A participatory approach towards integrated soil management
345(2)
S. Kauffman
Sustainable rehabilitation of degraded volcanic ash soils in Mexico
347(2)
U. Fechter-Escamilla
G. Werner
Institutional innovations
349(34)
Incentives for soil conservation
349(12)
T. Enters
Land tenure and soil conservation---new evidence from Southeast Asia
361(1)
A. Neef
Chapika Sangkapitux
Application of a land management model to address land degradation in New South Wales, Australia
362(8)
I.J. Packer
The catchment approach to soil and water conservation in Kenya
370(2)
J.K. Kiara
Conservation of biodiversity through Landcare
372(1)
M. Sutherland
B. Scarsbrick
Farmer-led community institutions to reverse land degradation in the 21st century
373(1)
D.P. Garrity
Environmental regeneration for poverty eradication in India
374(1)
A. Agarwal
Participatory technology development for sustainable land management
375(8)
H.-D. Bechstedt
Law and policy
383(44)
A global view of the law and policy to manage land degradation
385(10)
I.D. Hannam
Land degradation and native vegetation clearance in the 1990s: Addressing biodiversity loss in Australia
395(9)
A. Glanznig
M. Kennedy
Law and policy to manage land degradation in the Philippines
404(10)
R.N. Concepcion
G.P. Nilo
Conservation policy and socioeconomic development in Russia during the 20th century
414(8)
A. Gennadiyev
Strategies for rehabilitation of degraded land in Vietnam
422(1)
N. Van Bo
T. Phien
N. Tu Siem
Asialand: A policy for sloping land management
423(1)
Adisak Sajjapongse
Ty Phommasack
Laws and policy to manage land degradation in Malaysia
424(1)
J. Shamshuddin
Laws and policy for managing land degradation in Thailand
425(1)
Sopon Chomchan
Waste minimization strategies in the USA
426(1)
Liu-Hsiung Chuang
International initiatives
427(52)
Land degradation and international environmental law
429(10)
I.D. Hannam
B.W. Boer
The World Soil Charter
439(1)
D. Sanders
Land degradation and biodiversity conservation: International challenges
440(1)
A.J. Rupp
Land degradation: Information needs and challenges to research
441(8)
F.W.T. Penning de Vries
Investments in land improvement by the Asian Development Bank
449(6)
D. Nangju
Rangeland development for the rural poor in developing countries: The experience of IFAD
455(11)
A.E. Sidahmed
Lessons from World Bank natural resource management projects
466(9)
M. Mani
A. Liebenthal
The Soil Fertility Initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa
475(1)
J. Farah
M. Toure
WOCAT: World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies
476(1)
H. Hurni
The Asia Soil Conservation Network for the Humid Tropics (ASOCON)
477(2)
F.J. Dent
Future responses
479(9)
Index 488(21)
The Editors 509

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