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This paper describes the expansion of sustainable small-scale oil palm production in the Congo Basin. The recommendations given in the paper to improve the sustainability of the palm oil sector in the region include: (1) facilitating access to capital for small-scale farmers and artisanal oil mill...

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Ordway, E. M.; Sonwa, D. J.; Levang, P.; Mboringong, F.; Miaro, L., III; Naylor, R. L.; Nkongho, R. N.
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
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CIFOR Infobrief, 2019, No.261, pp 8 pp.
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Agroforestry refers to a positive image of animal welfare in association with the terroir and its products. Indeed, the system associating the palmipeds with the production of walnuts AOC Périgord showed its interest both on the shade in the summer for the geese, and with the improvement of the...

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Bijja, M.; Lavigne, F.; Rejou, P.; Arroyo, J.
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Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
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12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 902-906
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The tree plantations. We conducted an inventory of all the potential host trees of this species and of its winter tents over an urban area of about 6500 ha. Here we present the preliminary results of a spatial ecology approach and of a neighbourhood analysis exploring relationships between the...

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Rousselet, J.; Imbault, V.; Lamant, T.; Gutleben, C.; Pieron, S.; Guerin, M.; Kruczkowski, C.; Garcia, J.; Bernard, A.; Rossi, J. P.
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Association Française de Protection des Plantes (AFPP), Alfort, France
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5th Conférence Internationale sur les Méthodes Alternatives de Protection des Plantes, 11-13 mars, 2015, Nouceau Sièle, Lille, France, 2015, pp 681-690
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To describe and understand the domestic sawmilling sector in CAR, this research followed the timber flows and sales in Bangui from July 2010 to June 2011, while interviewing 107 sawyers on their practices. Monitoring timber flows of industrial and artisanal origins entering and leaving Bangui was...

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Lescuyer, G.; Hubert, D.; Maïdou, H.; Mendoula, E. E.; Awal, M.
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
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CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.131, pp 25 pp.
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The work discussed in the context of this study concerns the evaluation and study of production and forestry of the main plantation species in Morocco, namely the maritime pine and Aleppo pine. Given their significant economic contribution and importance of reforestation, maritime pine and Aleppo...

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Assmaa, D. A.; Said, D. L.; Najib, P. G.
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Kastamonu University Forestry Faculty, Kastamonu, Turkey
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Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2011, 11, 1, pp 68-84
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Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has some 8 million inhabitants and is mainly surrounded by savanna and patches of degraded forest. Estimated fuelwood consumption is in the range of 3 to 6 million tones of fuelwood equivalent per year (representing 0.6 to 1.2 MT of...

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Peltier, R.; Bisiaux, F.; Dubiez, E.; Marien, J. N.; Muliele, J. C.; Proces, P.; Vermeule, C.
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Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), Paris, France
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Proceedings of a symposium on Innovation and Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Food, Montpellier, France, 28 June to 1st July 2010, 2010, pp hal-00512274
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A comparison of land uses in the South Cameroon area shows that cocoa agroforests are less damaging the environment than the other land uses. In this respect, investigations to assess farmers' knowledge of the contribution of associated trees in the soil fertility status in their cocoa farms were...

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Bidzanga, N.; Fotsing, B.; Agoume, V.; Madong, B. À.; Awana, N. O.; Zapfack, L.
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Cameroon Forum for Biological Sciences (AFOBIOS), Dschang, Cameroon
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Cameroon Journal of Experimental Biology, 2009, 5, 2, pp 79-86
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This summary report provides an overview of the probable directions of development of the forest sector in Africa to the year 2020. The potentials and challenges in the sustainable management of forest resources taking into consideration the policy, institutional, demographic, economic,...

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
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Forestry outlook study for Africa. African forests: a view to 2020, 2003, pp iii + 92 pp.
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Benin did not have a specific policy on food tree species. However, the forest policy aims inter alia at improving the knowledge on the national potential for food tree species and their valorisation. Certain food tree species are already protected from any felling by forestry regulations. The...

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Dah-Dovonon, J. Z.
Publisher
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), Rome, Italy
Citation
Programme de ressources génétiques forestières en Afrique au sud du Sahara. Réseau "Espèces Ligneuses Alimentaires" Compte rendu de la première réunion du Réseau, CNSF Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 11-13 Décembre, 2000, 2002, pp 2-18
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The forestry Act protects the priority food tree species selected in the country. The Rural Economic Institute, the National Department for Nature Conservation and NGOs ensure the implementation of the forest genetic resources conservation policy. The priority food tree species selected are...

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Sanou, H.
Publisher
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), Rome, Italy
Citation
Programme de ressources génétiques forestières en Afrique au sud du Sahara. Réseau "Espèces Ligneuses Alimentaires" Compte rendu de la première réunion du Réseau, CNSF Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 11-13 Décembre, 2000, 2002, pp 96-107

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