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WaterAid: Water for Life
(London, UK: WaterAid, 1981)
Water aid is an international NGO dedicated to bringing water, sanitation, and hygiene education to the world's poorest. The site includes practical links, such as a slide show on step-by-step instruction for building a ...
Volume II sedentary production system 1984/1985 research results Kadugli research station
(Western Sudan Agricultural Research Project Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1985)
Publication addresses improved agronomic practices and new varieties, improved integration of forage crops into the agro-pastoral system of the Nuba mountains, introduction of animal transportation technology in the Nuba ...
Atlas of African agriculture
(Rome: FAO, 1986)
This report contains various maps that show the climatic zones, rainfall reliability, natural vegetation, land use, and the length of the growing period.
Sahel development program
This report reviews the analysis of US AID programs and their relationship to the overall regional strategy in the Sahel. Futhuer, this report provides a forum for discussing new themes and their integration into USAID strategy.
Drought and Hunger in Africa: Denying Famine a Future
(UK: Cambridge University Press, 1987)
This book is primarily based on a 1985 forum in Africa, organized by the US National Science Foundation of the National Centre for Atmospheric Research. The book deals with four main topics: the physical and social setting ...
Irrigation Water Management: Training Manual No. 4: Irrigation scheduling
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 1985)
Land Degradation and Society
(London and New York: Methuen, 1987)
The book argues that there is a fundamental confusion in the literature on land degradation as a whole which arises from an unfulfilled need to examine the social underpinnings of theories implied by both natural and social ...
Herders and farmers or farmer-herders and herder-farmers?
(London, England, UK: Overseas Development Institute ODI Pastoral Network Paper No. 15d, 1983)
The paper describes the recent evolution of cropping patterns in Kala, an agro-pastoral village in Central Mali, and examines the economic strategies of herders and farmers in the region. It looks at the growing competition ...
Introduction to irrigation
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 1985)
Behind the weather: Why the poor suffer most: Drought and the Sahel
(London, UK: OXFAM, 1984)
This document looks at some of the major agricultural changes that have been taking place in the Sahel, and at how these changes have affected the most vulnerable sections of the population. It argues that today's crisis ...