by Peter Young

Issue: 36

Journal section: Theme Articles
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Received: 2010-10-04


Haiti is a mountainous island with a population of six million people. The destruction of its forests and vegetation has left much of the countryside barren and has exposed steep mountain slopes to severe erosion. The continuing loss in agricultural productivity and the natural increase in population have forced farmers to cultivate more and more marginal land as well as to farm closer to exposed edges along deep ravines...

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