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Supplemental data for soil survey of Greene County, Virginia
(Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1987-06)
Demand for disaggregate fish and shellfish species in the United States
(Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1987-05)
Income uncertainty and the quality of life : a socio-economic study of Virginia's coal counties
(Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1987-09)
Bringing land back in: Changing strategies to improve agricultural production in the West African Sahel
(Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1987)
The chapter examines the difficulties encountered by programmes of the Niger government and development assistance organizations to increase agricultural productivity among peasant smallholders, when such endeavours lack ...
Desertification in the Sahelian and Sudanian zones of West Africa
(Washington D.C.: World Bank, 1987)
Desertification is defined as the sustained decline of the biological productivity of arid and semi-arid land. It is the result of pressures both human (increased population) and climatic (variable rainfall and long-term ...
Natural resource management and the use of multiple criteria decision-making techniques: A review
Planning and managing the use of natural resources is a complex process which requires taking decisions that inevitably involve several objectives of an economic, environmental and social nature. This paper attempts to ...
Is "Holisitc Resource Management" the answer for African Rangelands?
In Pastoral Network Newsletter No. 23, mention was made of a workshop on Holistic Resource Management (HRM) held 15-17 December 1986 in Uppsala, Sweden. The workshop was organized on behalf of SIDA by the consulting firm ...
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 ...
The role of resource tenure in the management of natural resources in Africa
This paper sets out some basic concepts concerning the relationship between tenure in resources and natural resource management in Africa. It has been prepared at the request of AFR/TR, as a step in thinking through some ...
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 ...