Sustainable Development in Third World Countries: Applied and Theoretical Perspectives

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Index
Acacia albida, 75-76
Adanq ubben system, 132
Africa: corruption in, 96, 162, 183-85; desertification, 44, 74; Earth Summit outcomes for, 69-70; food shortages, 71-72; poverty, 64-65, 156-58; self- sufficiency, 146-53, 166; structural crises, 64, 66, 142-46, 154-61
African Alternative Framework to Structural Adjustment Programmes, 164
African Development Bank, 11, 147
African Health Training Institutions Project, 116-17, 122, 123
African Information System Federation, 188
African Travel and Tourism Association, 189
Agenda 21, 70
Agricultural productivity: dependency theory, 133; food versus cash crops, 9, 165; impact of irrigation, 7, 47-53, 60-61; improvements in, 2, 72-73, 150
Agricultural research and extension systems, 17, 20, 21, 85
Agricultural system, indigenous: characteristics, 15-16; and colonial policies, 129-35; and ecology, 85, 138; environmental impact, 2-3; grain storage, 19; horticultural methods, 85-86, 135; intercropping, 2, 6, 15, 17-18, 74, 84; irrigation methods, 20, 130-32, 136; and science, 23; sustainability, 18-24, 73. See also farmers; indigenous knowledge; livestock
Agriculture: collaborative planning, 86; colonial development policies, 129-40; and conservation, 4, 69, 74-76; and ecology, 7, 85-87, 135-39; and economy, 9, 130-36; energy exchange ratios in, 16; and land use, 6-7, 73-76, 133, 140; livestock/plant relationships, 5, 29, 31-32; plantation, 134; processing and storage issues, 56; sustainable, 18-21, 39-43, 76, 85-86; trends in, 72-73. See also agricultural productivity; farmers; irrigation; livestock
AIDS, plant remedy for, 75
Air Afrique, 185-86
Airlines, and tourism, 176, 186
Air pollution, 2
Ancistrocladus korupensis, 75
And Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, 104
Angola, food shortage, 71
Animal agriculture. See animals; livestock
Animals: gender ownership of, 38-39; human relationship with, 25-26; roles of, 26-39; taboos against, 32, 34, 39-40. See also livestock
Architecture, Nigerian, 12; illustrations, 193, 195-99, 202, 204-5, 207-8; indigenous style, 192, 201-3;

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