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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1986
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 1986Liberia, Netherlands, United States of America, Africa
This report covers the work of forest resources mapping undertaken by the Remote Sensing Unit of the Forestry Development Authority of Liberia between March 1982 and June 1984. Its principle aim is to reassess the actual forest cover area of Liberia by interpretation of recent aerial photography and the subsequent transfer of this photo detail to 1 in 125,000 map series. The procedures adopted for this mapping study are detailed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1986Indonesia, Kenya, Uganda
El principal articulo de este nmero de Unasylva, que es del Profesor Gene Namkoong, se basa en la ponencia que present a los debates sobre recursos genticos en el Noveno Congreso Forestal Mundial, celebrado en Mxico, D.F., en julio de 1985. Considerando problemas de naturaleza tanto tcnica como tica, el Dr. Namkoong esboza varias estrategias alternativas para la ordenacin de los recursos genticos de las plantas leosas y examina su aplicacin a una serie de condiciones socioeconmicas, niveles de tecnologa y objetivos biolgicos.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1986
This paper examines post-drought rehabilitation policies to aid recovery in pastoral livestock production in Africa. It starts by describing the main impact of drought on livestock production and the sequences of this for the national economy. It considers the range of policy options open to governments and development agencies in this area and the problems associated with each one. It then examines the provision of credit to herders to aid in the reconstitution of livestock holdings, and associates the particular issues with the implementation of such projects.
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