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Land restoration: Reclaiming landscapes for a sustainable future
By Ilan Chabay (author, ed.), Martin Frick (ed.), Jennifer Helgeson (ed.)

Hardcover: 598 pages, £65.70
ISBN: 0128012315
Publisher: Academic Press
Published October 2015

This book provides a holistic overview of land degradation and restoration. Including examples from diverse areas, such as the Sahel, Southeast Asia, and the U.S.A, as well as comment from NGOs, academia, governments, and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, it provides practical tools for designing and implementing restoration and re-greening processes.


Development in Africa: Refocusing the lens
By George Kararach (author, ed.), Henry Besada (ed.), Timothy Shaw (ed.)


Hardcover: 432 pages, £75.00 
ISBN: 1447328531
Publisher: Policy Press
Published October 2015   

Since 2000, countries across Africa have maintained over a decade of unprecedented economic expansion in a phenomena known as 'Africa rising'. The contributors highlight what they consider to be the 12 major public policy challenges of the continent post-2015, from the legacy of African leadership, to the 'youth bulge' and resulting unemployment, and climate change.

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