publication . Research . 1991

Environmental Aspects of Economic Development in Sub-Saharn Africa

Baytas, A.;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 1991
  • Publisher: Center For Economic Research on Africa. (CERAF)
Abstract
Studies on the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa have generally neglected the links between economic growth and environmental quality. In many such studies, economics and ecology have been treated as mutually exclusive rather than complementary domains. The key to Sub-Saharan Africa's future is to achieve sustainable growth. This calls for replacing the traditional concept of growth based economic output alone with a new approach that stresses development through conservation of Africa's valuable natural resources of soil, water, forests and wildlife. Following the 1968-73 drought in the Sahel interest in both the economic development and the ecology of Sub-Sahara...
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free text keywords: Environmental conditions, Economic aspects
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