Research Papers

Deforestation and desertification in developing countries

Publication Year: 1997

Author(s): Rajendra K Pachauri, R S Kanetkar


This paper takes a fresh look at two of the major environmental hazards affecting the planet, namely deforestation and desertification, in terms of the nature and magnitude of the problem as faced by the developing world, and their causes and effects. 

Source: Environment, Energy and Economy: Strategies for Sustainability: 71-90p.

Publisher/Organisation: The United Nations University, Japan.