Wetlands of Sub-Saharan Africa: distribution and contribution of agriculture to livelihoods

  title={Wetlands of Sub-Saharan Africa: distribution and contribution of agriculture to livelihoods},
  author={L.-M. Rebelo and M P Mccartney and Catriona Finlayson},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
Wetlands contribute in diverse ways to the livelihoods of millions of people in Sub-Saharan Africa. In many places they are inextricably linked to cropping and livestock management systems. At the same time, increasing population in conjunction with efforts to increase food security is escalating pressure to expand agriculture within wetlands. The environmental impact of wetland agriculture can, however, have profound social and economic repercussions for people dependent on ecosystem services… CONTINUE READING
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