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Ecological management of arid and semi-arid rangelands in Africa and the Near and Middle East

Ecological management of arid and semi-arid rangelands in Africa and the Near and Middle East

EMASAR phase II.

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arid regions agriculture -- Africa,
  • Arid regions agriculture -- Middle East,
  • Grassland ecology -- Africa,
  • Grassland ecology -- Middle East,
  • Grasslands -- Africa,
  • Grasslands -- Middle East

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Environment Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5P7 E36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19010969M
    ISBN 109251005648


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THE ECOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT. OF ARID AND SEMI-ARID RANGELA'NDS. IN AFRICA AND THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST (EMASAR) Formulation of an International. Ecological Management of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands in Africa and the Near and Middle East (EMASAR - Phase II) Volume VIII: Sudan - Proposals for.

In May an expert consultation was held in Rome, sponsored jointly by FAO and UNEP, to advise on the formulation of an international programme on the ecological. Ecological Management of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands in Africa and the Near and Middle East held in Rome from 3 to 8 Februaryafter recognizing.

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The effect of severe drought and management after drought on mortality and recovery of semi-arid grassland. Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa. imports Middle East Northern Africa social policy regional agricultural policy seasonal migration animal feeding cultural environment environmental management.

ASSAR's work in West Africa. The semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas of West Africa experience strong inter-annual and inter-decadal climate variability. The region. Land degradation caused by gully erosion is a long-standing and complex global environmental problem, especially in arid rangelands [].

Climate change and. RANGELANDS 14(4), August Sustainable Rangelands in the Near East and North Africa Ahmed E. Sidahmed Many dryand areas of the world are not suitable. Recent ecological studies in semi-arid rangelands have shown that developing sustainable agriculture will depend on an improved understanding of the spatial and.

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These rangelands include five phytogeographic regions: (1) Puna, (2) Chaco. Indigenous arid and semi-arid forage plants of North Africa, the Near and Middle East: Technical data (Ecological management of arid and semi-arid Author: M. D Kernick. Drought and livestock in semi-arid Africa and southwest Asia.

Roger Blench. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. Vegetation and condition of arid rangeland ecosystem in Central Saudi Arabia Saudi J Biol Sci.

Sep;25(6) doi: Epub Dec. Ecological management of arid and semi-arid rangelands in Africa and the Near and Middle East (EMASA J. Calembert Nairobi (Kenya) United Nations. By relating various kinds of ecological systems to the question of sustainability in arid lands, "Arid Lands Management" offers new directions for both research Author: Thomas W Hoekstra, Moshe Shachak.

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