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Annex IV: Irrigation and water control
(Rome, Italy: FAO, 1986)
The current strong interest in irrigation in Africa arises from the growing incapacity of much of the continent to feed itself. Food production, predominantly under rain fed conditions, has risen at the rate of only 1.4% ...
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.
Consequences for Lesotho of changing South African labour demand
(Oxford University Press on behalf of The Royal African Society, 1986)
This article gives a brief overview of migrant labor trends between Lesotho and South Africa since 1970 and assesses the factors contributing to these trends. The second section looks to the future with an analysis of ...
Work and modesty: The dilemma of women market traders in South India
(College Park, MD: Feminist Studies, 1986)
This article reflects on the dilemma faced by women in Madras India regarding work and modesty. Women are the majority of petty traders in the informal sector, which offers a short-term solution to those with no or low ...
Aggregate structure and carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus in native and cultivated soil
(Soil Science Society of America, 1986)
This study evaluates the impact of cultivation on soil organic matter loss in North American grassland soils by measuring numerous aggregate- and nutrient-related soil indicators. Macroaggregates were more stable in native ...