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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Africa

    This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics. This is the first edition of the African Compendium of Environment Statistics. It is in many ways experimental and covers a limited range of topics but it is intended that future editions will cover a wider range of data and will include more comment and analysis. Environment statistics is a relatively new branch of statistics and very few African countries have yet started systematic data collection or have any statisticians trained in this branch.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991
    Africa

    This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics 1991. The topics covered in this edition include population density, land use, irrigation, round wood production, agro climatologically conditions, urbanization and disasters related to the environment.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 1991
    Africa

    Women's access to and control of land is an important, even crucial issue because of its relation to and implications for food production and food security in the region. Women in rural Africa often do not own the land they are working. The land generally is registered as belonging to their husbands, who then pass it on to their sons, at least to those who remain in the rural area of origin.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991
    Africa

    This paper focuses on compendium on cadastral regulations and land tenure policies in Africa. This compendium on cadastral regulations and land tenure policies m Africa covering both English and French speaking countries is prepared under the terms of reference of U.N. Economic Commission for Africa. The reader of this compendium may not find it quite up-to-date in the case of all countries.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 1991
    Africa

    This paper states that, in Africa, smallholder agriculture is the main source of employment for the majority of the rural population and the bulk of the staple food is produced by this segment of the population.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Nigeria, Africa, Western Africa

    In agriculture, surveying is required to prepare topographical maps that indicate variations in the level of the land's surface. Topographical maps are necessary as a base for the preparation of research station maps which include layout of field, buildings, roads, and soil conservation measures.

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