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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Nigeria, Africa, Western Africa

    In agriculture, surveying is required to prepare topographical maps that indicate variations in the level of the land's surface. Topographical maps are necessary as a base for the preparation of research station maps which include layout of field, buildings, roads, and soil conservation measures.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991
    Botswana, Africa, Southern Africa

    Assesses the effect (balance or imbalance) of the present relationships between the natural resource base and human activities; examines the role of some potentially destabilising forces, i.e, international markets, government programmes and socio-economic stratification; and reviews government's role in terms of its contributions to prudent natural resource management and options for the promotion of sustainable rural development.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The first chapter gives a brief description of a pastoral production system, as envisaged by the study team and outlines the multi-disciplinary approach of the study, its sampling design and the data collected. Chapters 2 & 3 describe Kenya's biophysical and socio-economic environments, within which the Maasai livestock production system operates. The biophysical environment of the study site is described in detail in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 describes the social organization of the Maasai and how it affects their use of livestock and grazing resources.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This study is part of a larger study on dairy marketing in Ethiopia, and concentrates on the producers'end of the marketing chain. Specifically, the markets of first sale used by dairy producers were identified and the marketing patterns of three categories of dairy producers (intra-urban, peri-urban and peasant) were investigated. The study was carried out on a sample of 173 dairy producers between February and July 1986, using structured questionnaires.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Nepal, France, Bolivia, Sudan, Thailand, Italy

    To produce the desired results, therefore, watershed management efforts must incorporate "forest hydrology", "soil and water conservation" and "land use planning" into a broader, logical framework that takes into consideration not only physical interrelationships but economic, social and institutional factors as well. In this issue, Unasylva examines several facets of watershed management.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Congo, Italy

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  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    France, Zambia, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Australia, Greece, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Jordan, Philippines, Libya, Italy, Botswana, Netherlands, Argentina, Sudan, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Extensive grazing is the predominant form of land use on at least a quarter of the world’s land surface, in which livestock are raised on food that comes mainly from rangelands. Extensive grazing differs from crop or forestry production, in which the produce remains in situ whilst growing. Evaluation for extensive grazing, unlike that for cropping or forestry, must take into account the production of both grazing forage, termed primary production, and the livestock that feed on this forage, termed secondary production.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Nepal, Israel, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Niger, Kenya, Yemen, Australia, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Senegal, Chad, China, Togo

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