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Land use conflicts in Western Rural Niger: Kollo and Tillabery Arrondissements
'Fallow of Discord' was the title of a recent article in Sahel Dimanche (1992) describing land disputes between two neighboring cantons in the Filingué arrondissement, Tondikandia and Tagazar. This conflict, which dates ...
Economic implications of potential ENSO frequency and strength shifts
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001)
This paper evaluates the economic consequences that would occur in the agricultural sector if the strength and frequency of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) event would increase, which some researchers suggest could ...
Soil tillage in Africa: Needs and challenges
(Rome, Italy: UN-FAO, 1993)
This publication contains material gathered for a training course on tillage and residue management in Africa. The course was held in 1991 in Nigeria to give participants the opportunity to discuss technologies of tillage ...
Practiques d'utilisation des ressources naturelles au Sahel Etat des lieux en Guinée-Bissau
L'objectif spécifique de la recherche est d'établir un système d'analyse et de gestion de l'information agro-socio-économique relative á l'utilisation des ressources naturelles en vue d'aider á la prise de décision pour ...
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.
Adoption and economic impact of improved wheat varieties in the developing world
(United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2006)
This paper discusses the impacts of the adoption of genetically improved wheat lines and varieties. The increasing wheat productivity that has occurred during the past century has contributed to increased food security and ...
Tendiendo Puentes Entre Los Paisajes Humanos Y Naturales: La investigación participativa y el desarrollo ecológico en una frontera agrícola andina
(Quito, Ecuador: Sistema DocuTech, 2001)
This book synthesizes the results of the SANREM program in the Nanegal parish, Pinchincha Province, Ecuador. The region, located between the Guayllabamba and Alambi rivers in northwestern Ecuador, has been the site of ...
Sustainability, Growth and Poverty Alleviation: A Policy and Agroecological Perspective
(Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins University Press, 1997)
The book has four objectives: 1. to examine links among three critical development objectives-agricultural growth, poverty alleviation, and the sustainable use of natural resources in rural areas of the developing world, ...
Plant growth promoting characteristics of Bacillus species associated with Chenopodium quinoa
As demand for organic quinoa increases and production expands, organic methods, such as the use of plant growth promoting bacteria, are needed to sustain quinoa production. To better understand the potential of Bacillus ...
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.