Pastoral systems research in sub-Saharan Africa | Land Portal

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Dezembro 1983
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Presents a collection of conference papers defining pastoral systems research; the survey and diagnostic phase of pastoral systems research; ILCA's experience in remote sensing techniques and aerial surveys; survey of vegetation resources; livestock productivity and animal nutrition; pastoral production strategies, wealth effects, household studies, and labour data collection as well as livestock marketing studies. Includes papers on possibilities for improvement in pastoral production; procedures relevant to pastoral systems research, and findings of case studies from Nigeria and Niger highlighting the experimental and testing procedures relevant to pastoral systems research.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Stewart, R.A.


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ILRI envisions... a world where all people have access to enough food and livelihood options to fulfil their potential.

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