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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    Jordan, Western Asia

    The Badia constitutes about 90% of the total land area of Jordan, which is 89 342 km2. Its average annual rainfall is < 200 mm. The area with annual rainfall of 100–200 mm is considered the promising rangeland for rehabilitation. The Badia (part of the rangeland) supplies the livestock sector with about 20% of forage needs, while all the other sources provide the sector with only about 5% of forage.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1999
    Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    This report summarizes the results obtained during 1998/99 season related to the socioeconomic research component of Integrated Watershed Development Project in Mihassa. The Project aims at developing sustainable practices of water harvesting and water spreading techniques, under very arid conditions, to produce sustainable increases in the amount of forages, and to improve grazing and range lands available for sheep and goats. In 1989, the Syrian Government established, as a part of this project, Mihassa Research Station, which is located at about 130 km to the northeast of Damascus City.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    November, 2013
    Turkey

    This Regulation amends Article 7 concerning the rental of pasture lands and Article 8 concerning changes in the purpose of the allocation of pasture lands, of the Regulation on pastures dated 1998. The Regulation adds a new paragraph to the Article 8 regarding environmental impact assessment. The Regulation further makes minor changes in Article 13 and 19.

    Amends: Regulation on pastures. (1998-07-31)

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    November, 2016
    Palestine

    Based on the review of the Agricultural Sector Strategy of 2014-2016, and the National Policy Agenda, the National Development Plan (2017-2022) prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture is a nation-wide sectoral document consisting of two key components. The first component is the national policy agenda, which sets out the national vision, priorities and policies.

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2016
    Jordan

    The National Strategy for Agricultural Development 2016-2025 is a sectoral policy aiming at achieving in ten years in the agricultural field the following results, together with economic, social and environmental consequences: (i) high agricultural productivity; (ii) efficiency in the use of irrigation water; (iii) high use of technology; (iv) high partnership between public and private sectors; (v) competitive agricultural marketing linking production to demand in the internal and external markets; (vi) national quality and accreditation systems internationally recognized; (vii) agricultur

  6. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2014
    Palestine

    To provide a sector-wide framework and a clear road-map for the development of the livestock sector over the upcoming five years, the Ministry of Agriculture issued this Livestock Sector Strategy (LSS) 2015-19, aligned with the National Agriculture Sector Strategy “Resilience and Development” 2014-16.In order to achieve the livestock sector vision - “A sustainable and productive livestock sector that is competitive both locally and externally, enhances food security in Palestine, promotes resilience of Palestinian breeders, and supports economic growth”, 3 strategic objectives were formulat

  7. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2013
    Jordan

    Aiming at the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Rangelands, as announced in the Vision, the Jordan Government has elaborated the National Rangeland Strategy, updating the strategy developed in 2001, to be implemented within maximum 5 years. The overall goal is to support and develop the rangelands sector and enhance the integrative role of concerned parties and participation of local communities in natural resources management.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 1995
    Israel, Western Asia, Northern Africa

    Paper explores the relationships between the following concepts under the conditions of Middle Eastern semi-arid ecosystems. Paper states that there are two apparent contradictions in the title of this paper. First, grazing by domestic livestock is often considered to be hostile to nature conservation, especially in semi-arid areas (the ongoing conflict between ranchers and environmentalists in western USA is just one contemporary example of this).

  9. Library Resource
    January, 1986
    Niger, Sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa, Western Asia

    The present paper is based on a participatory survey carried out in order to establish baseline information on a little known livestock production system and its role in local ecology and economy.The study is based on research in El Kala National Park (North East Algeria).This paper draws attention to some of the problems that arise in understanding the cost and benefit flows in pastoralist systems.

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