Special Issue of Land Degradation and Development on tropical Africa


The journal Land Degradation and Development has released a special issue related to Environmental conservation for food production and sustainable livelihood in tropical Africa. Prof. Jan Nyssen and Dr. Amaury Frankl (UGent Department of Geography) were in the editorial team. The 14 articles treat subjects such as water and soil conservation in the Sahel, the water balance as well as the braided rivers at the edge of the Ethiopian rift valley, or the woodlands of the equatorial African savannah. With an Impact Factor of 3.089, LDD is a leading academic journal in the fields of soil science and environmental sciences.