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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1977

    Increasing interest in the federally owned lands by individuals and groups representing a broad cross section of society has intensified public land management problems. Pressures for preservation, conservation, and additional non-market uses have resulted in management conflicts.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1977
    France, Nigeria, Spain, Zambia, Iraq, Australia, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Jordan, Morocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Libya, Somalia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Sudan, Lebanon

    There is a urgent need for a better understanding of the risks of soil degradation and their geographical distribution as well as a better knowledge of where degradation occurs at present. it would be desirable to combine soil conservation activities with other elements for increasing crop production.Erosion, salinity and alkalinity and the loss of soil fertility seriously reduce the natural potential of soils to produce food fibres. During the meeting, many criteria to assess the various types of soil degradation were outlined by the experts.

  3. Library Resource
    focus on land in Africa
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 1978
    Nigeria

    Among the main objectives of the Nigerian Land Use Decree of 1978 were:

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 1978
    Bangladesh

    Census, surveys and research studies conventionally identify three tenure classes -owner-operators, part-tenants and tenants - in Bangladesh. Some sources identify two more classes-part-operators and absentee owners. Conceptual deficiencies of these 3 or 5 type tenure classifications are discussed and alternative conceptual framework is suggested for identifying and classifying tenure relationship. Applying the suggested framework, 17 different tenure relations were identified in a sample of 385 farms.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1978
    Oceania, Papua New Guinea

    The National Conservation Council is established under section 4. The Council shall advise the Minister on (establishment of) Conservation Areas and advise the Minister on the formulation of rules applicable to conservation areas, and on the administration and control of conservation areas and carry out other functions set out in section 9.

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