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  1. Library Resource
    January, 1988
    Kenya, Somalia, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This article discusses the enclosure of rangelands and registration of exclusive rights to grazing by individuals or groups of pastoralists. This trend has been increasing greatly over the last twenty years. This occurs because:it is encouraged by governments, planners and multi-lateral donor agencies in an attempt to 'rationalise'the use of rangelands.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1987

    Presents results of studies on the utilization of agricultural by-products as livestock feeds in Africa. Discusses methods of estimating the nutritive value of fibre residues and feed legumes, feed intake and digestibility, prospects of utilizing urea-treated maize stover, agroindustrial by-products and the chemical analysis of feeds.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987

    Presents a theoritical outline of the techniques in the use of tritiated water (HTO) which can be used to estimate total body water, body composition, water turnover, milk intake and feed intake. Highlights its potential errors and gives a comprehensive methodology for the use of tritiated water under field conditions.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
    Africa, Eastern Africa

    Reviews the appropriateness of three major assumptions underlying pastoral development in East Africa, viz, economic irrationality of pastoralists, the unchanged nature of pastoral production systems, and the applicability of western models to pastoral development.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1987
    Lesotho, Africa, Southern Africa

    In recent years governments and donor agencies have devoted considerable resources to efforts to improve the management of communal grazing lands. Range and livestock projects have been designed to address such familiar pastoral problems as endemic overgrazing of rangelands, often leading to permanent degradation of vegetation, soils, and water resources, and reduced livestock productivity, adversely affecting the welfare of rural people.

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