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Library ResourceDecember, 2002Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceDecember, 2002Rwanda
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2002
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Chad, Africa, Middle Africa
The health of nomadic pastoralists is influenced by factors specific to their way of life.
Nomadic pastoralists depend on their livestock for subsistence, especially on the livestock’s
milk. Veterinary services provide vaccination against feared livestock diseases such as
anthrax. Agents transmissible between livestock and humans (zoonotic agents) may have an
important impact on the health status of pastoralists because they live in close contact to their
animals. However, morbidity of nomadic pastoralists in Chad had not been documented and
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2002
Net farm income for most representative farms in 2011 will be lower than in 2002. Low profit farms, which consist of 25% of the farms in the study, may not have financial resiliency to survive. The new farm bill will provide higher net farm income than a continuation of the FAIR Act. Cropland prices and cash rental rates are projected to increase slightly in all regions. Debt-to-asset ratios for most farms will increase slightly throughout the forecast period. Debt-to-asset ratios for the low-profit and small-size farms are higher than those for large and high-profit farms.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksApril, 2002Finland
Reindeer herding and other traditional means of livelihoods are challenged in numerous ways by modernization and globalization processes today. In my sociological study, I am aiming at uncovering and analyzing the manifold socioeconomic changes and their contextual social and historical links, that influence the present conditions of practicing reindeer herding as a traditional means of livelihood in Finnish Lapland. In addition to focus on land use, my study will give some new understanding of the local environmental management.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2002
The purposes of this assessment are to:inform local government staff, elected officials and interested citizens about the currentcondition of key aquatic and riparian indicators relative to historic conditions; assist MECT agencies with preparation of an action plan for habitat conservation,enhancement, and restoration planning for aquatic and riparian resources, and fisheslisted under the federal Endangered Species Act; provide preliminary site-specific recommendations for protection, restoration, andenhancement of habitat; [and] identify key gaps in information and monitoring related to t
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2002
Item contains nine files: 1) Inventory and Assessment. 41 pp. Bookmarks supplied by UO. Includes maps and figures; 2) eight maps, 1 p. each. Published June, 2002. Captured January 4, 2008.
The purpose of this project was to inventory riparian areas along streams in Medford andto assess riparian area functions. "Riparian areas" are defined as "the area adjacent to astream consisting of the area of transition from the aquatic ecosystem to a terrestrialecosystem" in Medford’s Municipal Code (Section 10.921). [From the Document]
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Malaysia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002