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Evaluation and mapping of tropical African rangelands

Evaluation and mapping of tropical African rangelands

proceedings of the seminar, Bamako, Mali, 3-8 March 1975.

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Published by International Livestock Centre for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (PO Box 5689, Addis Ababa) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Rangelands -- Africa -- Evaluation -- Congresses.,
    • Rangelands -- Africa -- Maps -- Congresses.,
    • Range management -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Vegetation mapping -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsInternational Livestock Centre for Africa., International Seminar on the Evaluation and Mapping of Tropical African Rangeland (1st : 1975 : Bamako, Mali)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF85.4.A4 E93 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 399 p. :
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3936489M
      LC Control Number81980372

      The professional study of dry grasslands falls under the category of rangeland management, which focuses on ecosystem services associated with the grass-dominated arid and semi-arid rangelands of the world. Rangelands account for an estimated 70% of the earth's landmass; thus, many cultures including those of the United States are indebted to. Ericksen, P., Manssouri, M. and Downie, K. Introducing the technical consortium for building resilience to drought in the Horn of Africa. Presented at the Global Alliance on Drought Resilience and Growth visit to Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 5 November Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI. Cattle at a.

      The Scramble for Africa, also called the Partition of Africa or the Conquest of Africa, was the invasion, occupation, division, and colonisation of African territory by European powers during a short period known to historians as the New Imperialism (between and ). In , only 10 percent of Africa was under formal European control; by this had increased to almost 90 percent of. This book thoroughly examines Fry and Drew's highly influential 'Tropical Architecture' in West Africa and India, whilst also discussing their British work, such as their post World War II projects for the Festival of Britain, Harlow New Town, Pilkington Brothers’ Headquarters and Coychurch Crematorium.

      1 Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies Sumit Chakravarty 1, S. K. Ghosh 2, C. P. Suresh 2, A. N. Dey 1 and Gopal Shukla 3 1Department of Forestry 2Pomology & Post Harvest Technology, Faculty of Horticulture Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari 3ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Research Center, Plandu Ranchi India 1. Introduct. Hoffman T. and Ashwell A. () Nature Divided: Land Degradation in South Africa. University of Cape Town Press, Cape Town, South Africa. [This book is an accessible summary of a technical report on land degradation and also discusses the impact of apartheid land division policies on the country as a whole.] Kutter A. and Neely C., eds. ().


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