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Cover for One health leadership and team building training.

In this chapter, The authors presented five case studies on OH leadership and team building programmes and approaches and then compare them to determine what competencies they are emphasizing as critical in their cultural and operational context. Case studies were selected to represent OH...

Author(s)
Pelican, K.; Blair, B.; Adisasmito, W.; Allen, I.; Amir, V.; Bazeyo, W.; Errecaborde, K.; Huong Le Thi; Mahero, M.; Wanzala, S.; Bender, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tsetse and trypanosomiasis control in West Africa, Uganda and Ethiopia: ILRI's role in the field.

This book chapter was to tackle the mission of International Laboratory for Research on Animal Disease (ILRAD): discuss AAT and East Coast fever. As a result, a large body of research on AAT was conducted over 30 years: genetics, breeding and immunology research. This chapter reviews the earlier...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Patel, E.; Randolph, T. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The developing organic sector in Southern and Eastern Africa: what have we learned about sustainable development?

This chapter introduces food systems and organic farming, outlines the development of organic farming in Southern Africa, and grapples with the idea of sustainable development; drawing on earlier work of the author entitled Sustainable Development: Developing What to Sustain Whom? a conceptual...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management - East and North Africa, and the Middle East.

This chapter outline the history of invasions, background, spread and management (using physical, chemical, biological, cultural, and utilization strategies) of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) in East and North Africa, and the Middle East. The future of the parthenium weed invasion in...

Author(s)
McConnachie, A.; Witt, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control.

Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is susceptible to herbivory, but there are no herbivores or pathogens in the introduced ranges that are known to exert any critical impact on parthenium weed. Classical biological control, using host-specific (highly selective) natural enemies introduced...

Author(s)
Dhileepan, K.; McFadyen, R.; Strathie, L.; Naeem Khan
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mobile for agriculture (m4Agric) services: evidence from East Africa.

This chapter suggests that the role of mobile-phone-led services for agricultural and rural development needs to be viewed in an enabling context that highlights both systemic and organizational change. The chapter tracks the evolution of a mobile-phone-led service (m-Farm) from East Africa. It is...

Author(s)
Duncombe, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowering smallholder farmers with profitable and sustainable farming using conservation agriculture: the case of East Africa.

This chapter presents the case for empowering smallholder farmers in East Africa (EA) to increase and sustain agricultural productivity, developing the resilience of agricultural systems to adverse weather events and climate change, and simultaneously to combat degradation of the natural resources...

Author(s)
Mkomwa, S.; Lugandu, S.; Kuria, P.; Mutai, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the ecology and impact of parasitoids of the whitefly (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bemisia tabaci</i> complex: Aleyrodidae) in cassava landscapes of East Africa.

Author(s)
Macfadyen, S.; Kalyebi, A.; Tembo, Y.; Katono, K.; Polaszek, A.; Tay WeeTek; Paull, C.; Colvin, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Local political processes and the management of the Awoja watershed in Eastern Africa.

This chapter explores the political character of natural resource management in a changing climate and, in particular, the local political process that influences the management of natural resources in the Awoja watershed in eastern Uganda. Using a cross-sectional survey design that involves both...

Author(s)
Aben, C.; Friis-Hansen, E.; Agea, J.; Okiror, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Eastern Africa.

Both in Ethiopia and in the countries of East Africa, the continuing proliferation and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is now recognized as a serious problem, which needs to be addressed. While this situation has improved dramatically over the past 10 years, further progress has been...

Author(s)
Witt, A.; Luke, Q.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392145)
Type
Book

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