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Cover for Tourism in marine protected areas.

This chapter focuses on how to manage tourism and recreation in coastal and marine reserves. Coastal and marine environments provide special challenges to tourism and recreation planners. These problems are outlined, followed by examples of how these challenges have been addressed in Tanzania,...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil and water conservation in semi-arid Tanzania: government policy and farmers' practices.

The objective of this paper is to assess national natural resource management policies, with particular reference to soil and water management in relation to farmers' actual practices in semiarid areas. The paper reviews policies on land, agriculture, forestry and water and then describe farmers'...

Author(s)
Hatibu, N.; Lazaro, E. A.; Mahoo, H. F.; Rwehumbiza, F. B. R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertisols management in Tanzania.

This chapter presents information on Vertisol of Tanzania obtained from overlays involving different maps provided by the Ministry of Education and SIDA (1987). The distributions of Vertisols in the coastal zone, the eastern plateau, the northern rift zone and the central plateau are illustrated...

Author(s)
Rwehumbiza, F. B. R.; Hatibu, N.; Mahoo, H. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Participation in agricultural research planning.

Participation in agricultural research planning can improve the relevance, representativeness, equity insight and ownership of the research process. The different types of participation are reviewed and factors affecting the quality of results are outlined including choice of type of stakeholders...

Author(s)
Sperling, L.; Ashby, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994017)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sustainable management of Vertisols.

This book provides an up-to-date information on Vertisols research, and guides readers to important reference material. Four keynote papers and eight country papers and national perspectives on the management of Vertisols in Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana and...

Author(s)
Syers, J. K.; Penning de Vries, F. W. T.; Nyamudeza, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book
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Cover for Linking (peri-)urban agriculture and organic waste management in Dar es Salaam.

The relationship between urban and peri-urban agriculture and organic waste management in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is discussed, through an assessment of the flow of nutrients into Dar es Salaam and within the city. Existing flows and linkages are elaborated, and the current gaps and future...

Author(s)
Kiango, S.; Amend, J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mushroom collection in Tanzania and Hunan (Southern China): inherited wisdom and folklore of two different cultures.

Results of interviews regarding the traditional methods of collecting and utilizing edible and medicinal fungi, conducted from 1990 to 1999 with the members of 35 tribes in Tanzania and with 2 Chinese in Hunan, are presented.

Author(s)
Härkönen, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995427)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spatial modeling of risk in natural resource management.

Making decisions in natural resource management involves an understanding of the risk and uncertainty of the outcomes, such as crop failure or cattle starvation, and of the normal spread of the expected production. Hedging against poor outcomes often means lack of investment and slow adoption of...

Author(s)
Jones, P. G.; Thornton, P. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil fertility decline in the tropics: with case studies on plantations.

This book, containing 12 chapters including an introduction which focuses on soil fertility under different land use systems in the tropics. Chapter 2 contains a global literature review on human population growth, soil resources of the tropics, tropical land use and management, soil degradation...

Author(s)
Hartemink, A. E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996707)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of population increase and economic change on mountain forests in developing countries.

Including a case study on the forests of the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania - historical perspectives and future prospects (Kaoneka, A. R. S.; Ngaga, Y. M.; Monela, G. C.).

Author(s)
Scherr, S. J.; Templeton, S. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter

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