SOIL DEGRADATION, TECHNICAL CHANGE AND GOVERNMENT POLICIES IN SOUTHERN MALI

This study links intertemporal optimization to a biophysical crop growth model finding that agricultural intensification does not dramatically degrade soils in southern Mali. Productivity growth can be sustained through adoption of new techniques, particularly with policy reforms to reduce marketing costs and tax the use of common-property resources.


Issue Date:
1997
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21033
Total Pages:
17
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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