Working the Sahel by W.M. Adams
(Global Environmental Change Series)

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This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it shows how people work to achieve sustainable livelihoods and emphasises that there can be development without disaster.

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Professor Bill Adams has worked for over thirty years on the problems of conservation and development in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is Moran Professor of Conservation and Development in the Department of Geography at Cambridge. He was awarded the Busk Medal by the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers in 2004. His book Against Extinction: the story of conservation was published in 2004 (Earthscan, London).
Published August 8, 2005 by Routledge. 233 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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