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Cover for Searching for common ground: reconstructing landscape history in East Africa's eastern Arc mountains.

This paper argues for the extension of forest history studies from the microstudy to regional comparative examinations across regions with continuities in natural and human history. It contends, further, that effective resource conservation requires a complex understanding of change along temporal...

Author(s)
Conte, C. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994208)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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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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Cover for Agroforestry in sustainable mountain development.

Including a case study on the Chagga agroforests (home gardens) of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (Fernandes, E. C. M.).

Author(s)
Atta-Krah, K.; Ya Tang
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Some dimensions of the organization of FSR.

This chapter has three contributions looking at different dimensions of the organization and management of farming systems research (FSR). The first contribution traces the history of the institutionalization of FSR in Tanzania and concludes with an analysis of the reasons for the slow progress....

Author(s)
Stroud, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994055)
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 Fertilizer equivalency values of organic materials of differing quality.

Network experiments using a wide range of mainly high-quality plant materials and cattle manure were established in the 1997 and 1998 growing seasons in Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe in areas with different soil types and agroecological conditions. The experiments were...

Author(s)
Murwira, H. K.; Mutuo, P.; Nhamo, N.; Marandu, A. E.; Rabeson, R.; Mwale, M.; Palm, C. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995762)
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 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 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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