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Title: Desk study on land-use management in Saharan Africa

Date Published: October 1999
Author/s: Martina van de Sand
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Copyright/patents/trade marks: CTA
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Affiliation: CTA


In West Africa two types of erosion occur. Water erosion is reported from Burkina Faso, (Northern)
Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone, whereas wind erosion
mobilisation of sand dunes take place in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania,Niger and Nigeria.

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