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Economic and ecological carrying capacity: applications to pastoral systems in Zimbabwe

  • Ian Scoones

Abstract

The term ‘carrying capacity’ (CC) is the source of much confusion. This chapter will hopefully clarify some of the issues surrounding the distinctions between economic and ecological carrying capacity, making the implications for the policy debate clearer.

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Communal Area National Archive Grazing Area Ecological Sustainability Beef Production 
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