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Land development and management in tropical Africa

E. H. Hartmans

Land development and management in tropical Africa

by E. H. Hartmans

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Published by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Soils -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Cropping systems -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Clearing of land -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E.H. Hartmans.
      ContributionsInternational Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.5.A1 H37 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. :
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2783819M
      LC Control Number83209074

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      Land management issues. Read summaries and critiques of recent government reports as well as the latest relevant scientific research. Biography. Nyssen was employed as a mailman () in Liège (Belgium). Starting , he did a parallel study of Geography at the University of Liège; he obtained the degree of Licentiate in Geography in , with a dissertation on soil erosion in Ethiopia. Between and he carried out PhD research at KU Leuven University (), in which he investigated the role of human and.

      Download high resolution version (11 MB) Data sources:(Blanc, ; Mallon and others, ) The original range of the African elephant covered all countries in West Africa, but it is now extinct in at least Gambia and Mauritania, where the last population in the Assaba Mountains disappeared in the s (Mallon and others, ). The book’s purpose is not only to improve understanding of soil fertility management in Africa, but to do so in a proactive manner that serves as a call for action This book describes the principles and practices of better managing soil fertility and sustaining crop productivity in Africa.


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