Approaches to the management of the Nexus : best practice
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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Population, environment and agricultural development constitute an inter linked, mutually-reinforcing paradigm which affects the level of food insecurity and the depth of poverty in a developing region such as Africa. Apart from chronic food insecurity and acute poverty, Africa is faced with other daunting threats. These include escalating population growth, widespread malnutrition, inadequate sanitation, and scarcity of clean water, air pollution and severe land degradation.