Implications of Land and Water Degradation on Food Security


This booklet discusses eight different aspects of land and water degradation:
1. Soil Erosion and Nutrient Depletion
2. Water Pollution and Sedimentation
3. Groundwater Depletion
4. Salt Water Intrusion
5. Salinization
6. River Desiccation
7. Urbanization and Encroachment
8. Coastal Areas and Wetland Degradation
Each section includes a discussion of the issue, accompanied by a personal story that provides insight into an individual farmer’s first-hand experience of, and an approach, to the problem.

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Latin America | Global
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