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Natural resources management in African agriculture

Natural resources management in African agriculture

understanding and improving current practices

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Published by CABI Pub. in association with the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry in Wallingford, Oxon, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural resources -- Africa -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-329) and index.

    Statementedited by Christopher B. Barrett, Frank Place, and Abdillahi A. Aboud.
    ContributionsBarrett, Christopher B., Place, Frank, Dr., Aboud, Abdillahi A., International Centre for Research in Agroforestry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS472.A1 N38 2002, S472.A1 N38 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18178947M
    ISBN 100851995845
    LC Control Number2001043833

    Requirements: N The University of Namibia general regulations regarding admission of students to Masters Degree programmes shall apply. N Notwithstanding the above, students wishing to enroll for this programme must be in possession of a good undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, Biology, Life Sciences, or related field from a recognized and accredited institution of   The management of natural resources involves the application of traditional institutions, cultural practices and beliefs which work simultaneously, for example, when one goes for hunting, there is need to do the pre-hunting rituals, consider the age, reproductive stage, totems of the animal (s) to be hunted and post- hunting ritual ://

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus   agriculture 1 Promote climate-smart rural development 3 Improved governance of natural assets for poor rural people by strengthening land tenure and community-led empowerment Livelihood diversification to reduce vulnerability and build resilience for sustainable natural resource management Equality and empowerment for women and indigenous peoples

      Natural resources management (NRM) programmes/policies thus have the dual challenge of protecting and widening access to resources, at the same time as promoting more sustainable practices for managing them. watering livestock and undertaking irrigated agriculture (African Develop-ment Bank, ). 1 FAO (), LandCare is a community based and government supported approach to the sustainable management and use of agricultural natural resources The overall goal of LandCare is to optimise productivity and sustainability of natural resources so as to result in greater productivity, food security, job creation and better quality of life for ://


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