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Effects of intensifying organic manuring and tillage practices on penetration resistance and infiltration rate
(Elsevier B.V., 2005)
The objective of this study is to evaluate the role of chicken manure, conservation practices (crop rotation and legume intercropping), and tillage practices on soil crusting and sealing in order to identify practices that ...
Trends and patterns in Luangwa River Valley fires 2003-2007
(St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), 2008)
Efforts at improving resource management, sustainability, and wildlife habitat in the
Waiting for the Rural Code: Perspectives on a Land Tenure Reform in Niger
(London, England, UK: International Institute for Environment and Development Drylands Programme, Issues Paper No. 44,, 1993)
Since 1986 serious efforts have been made in Niger to prepare for reform of land tenure. This reform, the rural code, has so far not been implemented, yet preparations, scientific and political discussions have made the ...
Risques et incertitude dans les zones arides Africaines: Aspects sociaux de la desertification
Les causes de la désertification sont multiples et agissent sur plusiers niveaux, qu'il s'agisse du mode d'utilisation de la terre dans le champ d'un paysan, de l'impact, au niveau national, des regles de tenure foncire ...
Advocating a Future Role for Pastoral People
Pastoral groups are still marginalized in terms of their participation in development and decision-making, in spite of their contributions to the national economy in the Sahel countries and the effectiveness of their ...
Towards a local peace: SOS Sahel's experience of conflict transformation between pastoralists and farmers at El Ain, North Kordofan State, Sudan
This document examines the question of what roles development agencies could or should play in the context of supporting natural resource management systems, where conflict between different resource user groups is an ...
Elgon/Kibale National Parks carbon sequestration projects
In Uganda we are collaborating with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), one of whose tasks is to manage the country's national parks. We are jointly implementing forest restoration projects in Mount Elgon National Park ...
Managing and conserving southern African grasslands with high endemism: The Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation and Development Program
(International Mountain Society, 2003)
This article analyzes the Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation and Development program with respect to the management and conservation of the South African grasslands. The Maloti-Drakensberg bioregion is the highest ...
Tropical forest management and silvicultural practices by small farmers in the Brazilian Amazon: Recent farm-level evidence from Rondônia
(Elsevier B.V., 2004)
This paper examines forest management and silvicultural practices of small colonist landholders in the western Brazilian Amazon state of Rondônia. Although recent colonists in the Amazon are widely acknowledged as key ...
Agroforestry diffusion and secondary forest regeneration in the Brazilian Amazon: Further findings from the Rondônia Agroforesty Pilot Project (1992-2002)
(Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005)
This article reports on research conducted on a ten year pilot program for agroforestry in the Amazon. With the aim of studying the effectiveness of agroforestry practices and sustainability as a livelihood method, the ...