Applying environmental economics in Africa, Volumes 23-277 by Frank J. Convery

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To these limitations may be added deficiencies in the availability and quality of data and the complex problems that arise when attempting to place a value on life. The latter is an important issue in Africa, where many of the environmental challenges to be met have implications for health. This book has been written to help practitioners meet these difficult challenges in Africa. 3 Objectives This book is designed to encourage and facilitate the application of economics in the design and implementation of environmental policies in African countries.

L hope that the first step will act as an intellectual catalyst, generating responses that lead to more data and analysis in a way that is mutually reinforcing. 4 How to Use This Book An understanding of the sequence, content, structure, and style of the book will help readers to use it efficiently. 1 Sequence and Content The underlying philosophy of this book is that the economist has a vital role to play in bringing a consideration of environmental policy and management to the center of a nation's agenda.

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