Urban Consumption of Agricultural Land - ARCHIVED

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Many towns that started as agricultural trading centres have become successful and growing cities. Part of their original comparative advantage was their proximity to productive and fertile agricultural land. Now their continuing expansion is consuming this high-quality agricultural land. The purpose of this paper is to explore the amount of dependable agricultural land that has been lost to urbanisation.

Issue Number: 2001002
Volume: 3
Author(s): Hofmann, Nancy
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PDFSeptember 5, 2001