Environmental Discourses and the Ivorian Savanna

@article{Bassett2000EnvironmentalDA,
  title={Environmental Discourses and the Ivorian Savanna},
  author={Thomas J. Bassett and Koli Bi Zu{\'e}li},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  year={2000},
  volume={90},
  pages={67 - 95}
}
The African continent is portrayed in development texts as experiencing environmental crises of staggering proportions. Despite a lack of reliable data, the World Bank considers environmental degradation to be so widespread that the ‘business’ of environmental planning and regulation is now seen as a global affair. It currently requires low-income countries receiving its financial assistance to develop National Environmental Action Plans (NEAPs) which, in assembly-line fashion, are being… 

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