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East Africa's rapid development presents complex push and pull, says Michigan State University prof

Contact: Jennifer Olson, (517) 432-9998, olsonjj@msu.edu ; or Sue Nichols, University Relations, (517) 353-8942, nichols@msu.edu

2/20/2006

St. LOUIS - The landscape is changing in East Africa, and quickly. A migrating and growing population, emerging economies and an increase in agricultural production are leaving their mark on the region's environment.

NOTE: Jennifer Olson can be reached during the AAAS annual convention at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, (314) 621-9600. Sue Nichols can be reached on her mobile phone at (517) 282-1093.