Third World Centre for Water Management


Land use in Africa

With high and accelerating population growth and with low and declining efficiency in the use of resources, Africa is currently facing a long-term declining trend. Since agriculture accounted for 41% of the GDP of Africa in 1982, formulation and implementation of efficient land use policies are prerequisites if the long-term adverse trend is to be reversed.

Asit K. Biswas, 1986, Land use Policy, Volume 3, Number 4, pages 247-259

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