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African compendium of environment statistics 1991 = Recueil des statistiques africaines de l'environnement 1991
This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics 1991. The topics covered in this edition include population density, land use, irrigation, round wood production, agro climatologically conditions, ...
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There is general agreement that Africa’s geographical location and low adaptive capacity make it very vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The continent has a relatively warm climate, poor soils and high variability ...