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Pastoralism in peril pressures on grazing land in Senegal by Mark Schoonmaker Freudenberger

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Published by IIED in London .
Written in English



  • Senegal.


  • Grazing -- Senegal.,
  • Agropastoral systems -- Senegal.,
  • Land use, Rural -- Senegal.,
  • Commons -- Senegal.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-33).

StatementMark Schoonmaker Freudenberger, Karen Schoonmaker Freudenberger.
SeriesPastoral land tenure series ;, no. 4
ContributionsFreudenberger, Karen Schoonmaker., International Institute for Environment and Development.
LC ClassificationsSF85.4.S38 F74 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL908938M
LC Control Number95203584

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