By Chu T. Hoanh, Brian W. Szuster, Kam Suan-Pheng, Andrew D. Noble, Abdelbagi M. Ismail

Tropical coastal deltas symbolize probably the most varied and quickly altering biophysical areas within the constructing global. those deltas are domestic to giant populated components, are major centres of agricultural creation and business improvement, and comprise fragile ecosystems which are now dealing with new threats because of anticipated sea-level rises linked to worldwide warming. targeting the constructing nations of Asia, Africa and South the USA, chapters discover the various livelihoods of individuals in those parts and the impression of land-water administration at the surroundings. New concepts and methodologies are explored in land and water administration to aim and resolve the conflicts among rice-based agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries and the surroundings in tropical delta areas. Illustrating how you can safeguard tropical deltaic platforms within the face of great destiny demanding situations, this can be crucial interpreting for college kids, researchers, coverage makers and common source managers in agriculture and aquaculture.

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