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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1987
    Kenya

    In the early days of commercial penetration of East
    Africa by the Europeans the present route to Uganda originating
    from the Kenyan Coast town of Mombasa was rarely used
    because of the difficulties experienced in sustaining long
    caravans over the arid Nyika Region between the Coast and
    the Kenya Highlands, and the hostility of tribes inhabiting
    this area - especially the Masai. Colonial penetration of
    the present area known as Kenya began about 1850 and intensified
    after 1883 when Joseph Thomson managed to cross Masai Land;

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1987
    Sudan, Somalia

    Dans son budget programme pour la période biennale 1986-1987 qui a été entérine par la onzième réunion do la Conférence des ministres tenue à Addis-Abeba en mai 1985 et ultérieurement approuve par la quarantième session de l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unie. Le présent rapport, est un résume des principales questions soulèves lors du séminaire et des mesures pratiques envisagées pour améliorer les moyens des pays dans le domaine de la commercialisation agricole pour ce qui est des arrangements sous-régionaux en matière de CTPD.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 1987
    Sudan, Somalia

    The recent FAO in-depth study on agricultural and food problems in Africa concluded that even the present inadequate food supply situation is unsustainable. Unless major policy decisions are taken and implemented to resolve the food production crisis and reduce the rate of population growth, the trends of the past 25 years will continue and the food supply situation will continue to deteriorate during the next 25 years. Famine of the magnitude experienced during the 1983-1934 drought could become a regular feature even in period of more average rainfall.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 1987
    Botswana, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This article discusses the zoning of 'Communual Areas' on tribal grazing land in Botswana, in which communities retain collective land rights.From the experience gained during six years of attempting to establish and operate communal grazing cells a number of conclusions can be drawn in relation to co-operative action and development project approaches and in the communal areas of Botswanahe communal grazing cell scheme was badly designed.

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