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Terres d’altitude, terres de risque

La lutte contre l’érosion dans les Andes équatoriennes

Highlands, vulnerable land. Erosion control in the Ecuadorian Andes

Tierras de altura, tierras de riesgo. La lucha contra la eròsion en los Andes del Ecuador

 Ecuadoris a mountainous, volcanic country typical of the tropical part of the Andes range. The situation in the mountains—the Sierra—is special. Following an agrarian reform process with questionable results, many small farmers were shifted to slopes and highland areas, where many small cropped fields form a checkerboard pattern with low productivity, the «minifundio». This highland agrosystem enhances the acceleration of soil erosion in a mountain environment where this type of risk is n...


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  • Publisher : IRD Éditions
  • Series : Latitudes 23
  • Place of publication : Marseille
  • Year of publication : 2001
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 17 January 2017
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782709914697
  • Electronic EAN : 9782709917940
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.irdeditions.8367
  • Number of pages : 220 p.
Georges De Noni
Remerciements
Max Derruau
Préface

La lutte antiérosive dans les Andes équatoriennes. De l'expérimentation à l'application

Résumé

Terres d'altitude, terres de risque. La lutte contre l'érosion dans les Andes équatoriennes

Summary

Highlands, vulnerable land. Erosion control in the Ecuadorian Andes

Resumen

Tierras de altura, tierras de riesgo. La lucha contra la eròsion en los Andes del Ecuador

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