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Development potential of Prosopis species in Pakistan (English) Mohammad, N.,   (Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad (Pakistan))  In: Prosopis species: aspects of their value, research and development; Proceedings of the Prosopis Symposium, held by CORD, University of Durham, UK, 27-31 July 1992 Dutton, R.W.  (ed.) Powell, M.  (ed.) Ridley, R.J.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Plant Production and Protection Div.; Durham Univ. (United Kingdom). Centre for Overseas Research and Development , 1992, p. 71-82
Accession No: 333543, Fiche No: 333533-577 , ISBN 1-898320-00-4
Descriptors: PROSOPISSILVICULTUREAFFORESTATION; SPECIES; GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION; PLANTING; SOIL TYPES; IRRIGATION; GROWTH; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: PAKISTAN
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Genetic improvement of Prosopis cineraria; collection of germplasm, its evaluation and exploitation (English) Solanki, K.R.,  Kackar, N.L.,  Singh, M.,  Jindal, S.K.,   (Central Arid Zone Research Inst., Jodhpur (India))  In: Prosopis species: aspects of their value, research and development; Proceedings of the Prosopis Symposium, held by CORD, University of Durham, UK, 27-31 July 1992 Dutton, R.W.  (ed.) Powell, M.  (ed.) Ridley, R.J.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Plant Production and Protection Div.; Durham Univ. (United Kingdom). Centre for Overseas Research and Development , 1992, p. 157-173
Accession No: 333553, Fiche No: 333533-577 , ISBN 1-898320-00-4
Descriptors: PROSOPIS CINERARIAGENE BANKS; PROGENY TESTING; EVALUATION
Geographic coverage: INDIAARID ZONES
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The genus Prosopis and its potential to improve livestock production in arid and semi-arid regions (English) Riveros, F.,   In: Prosopis species: aspects of their value, research and development; Proceedings of the Prosopis Symposium, held by CORD, University of Durham, UK, 27-31 July 1992 Dutton, R.W.  (ed.) Powell, M.  (ed.) Ridley, R.J.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Plant Production and Protection Div.; Durham Univ. (United Kingdom). Centre for Overseas Research and Development , 1992, p. 237-248
Accession No: 333565, Fiche No: 333533-577 , ISBN 1-898320-00-4
Descriptors: LIVESTOCKPROSOPISANIMAL FEEDING; FRUITS; LEAVES; NUTRITIVE VALUE; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; PROXIMATE COMPOSITION; DIGESTION; CHILE; BRAZIL
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Wild species collecting in arid Queensland, Australia (English) Prendergast, H.D.V.,   (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (United Kingdom))  In: Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter (IBPGR/FAO) , (no.88/89) p. 51-53 , 1992
Accession No: 334793, Job No: U5837 , Fiche No: 91S00204 , Call No: P238 IN84 (LIB)
Descriptors: WILD PLANTSPLANT COLLECTIONS; ARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: AUSTRALIAQUEENSLAND
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Crop modeling and related environmental data. A focus on applications for arid and semiarid regions in developing countries (English) Uhlir, P.F.(ed.) Carter, G.C.(ed.)  In: CODATA Monograph Series (France), v. 1 / International Council of Scientific Unions, Paris (France). Committee on Data for Science and Technology , 1994 , 239 p.
Accession No: 334960, ISBN 1-884893-01-5 , Call No: 551.5 Uh61 (LIB)
Descriptors: CROPSCLIMATIC CHANGEMODELS; SIMULATION MODELS; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Proceedings; IUFRO Centennial Conference (English) Wood, P.J.Vanclay, J.K.Wan Razali Wan Mohd; Tropical Silviculture Workshop, Berlin (Germany),1-3 Sep 1992 / International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Vienna (Austria). Subject Group S1.07-00: Tropical Silviculture , 1993 , 148 p.
Accession No: 335366, ISBN 983-9592-20-3 , Call No: 634.92 T751 (LIB)
Descriptors: SILVICULTUREFOREST MANAGEMENTTROPICAL FORESTS; FOREST PLANTATIONS; TROPICAL RAIN FORESTS; SILVICULTURAL SYSTEMS; HIGH FOREST; ARID ZONES; ASIA; AUSTRALIA; LATIN AMERICA; AFRICA
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL ZONES
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Atelier Regional sur le Developpement de l'Elevage de la Pintade en Regions Seches Africaines. v. 1: Compte rendu. - v. 2: Rapports nationaux [Regional workshop on the development of guinea-fowl breeding in arid African regions. v. 1: Report. - v. 2: Country reports]. (French) FAO, Rome (Italy); Programme de Developpement des Animaux Villageois, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) , 1992 , v. 1-2
Accession No: 336507, Fiche No: 336507
Descriptors: GUINEA FOWLANIMAL PRODUCTION; SELECTION; REPRODUCTION; ANIMAL FEEDING; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY METHODS; ANIMAL DISEASES; ANIMAL PRODUCTS; BURKINA FASO; BENIN; COTE D'IVOIRE; GAMBIA; GHANA; MALI; NIGER; NIGERIA; SENEGAL; CHAD; TOGO
Geographic coverage: WEST AFRICAARID ZONES
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Proyecto de recursos geneticos de especies arboreas para el mejoramiento de la vida rural en las zonas aridas y semiaridas. Informe de Chile (1984-1987) [Project on tree-species genetic resources to enhance rural life in arid and semi-arid areas. Report of Chile (1984-1987)]. (Spanish) FAO, Rome (Italy) , 1988 , 125 p.
Accession No: 337517, Fiche No: 337517 Field library: RLC, Proyecto FAO/CONAF - Informe de Chile
Descriptors: TREESPLANT BREEDING; TRIAL METHODS; PLANT NURSERIES; SEEDS; GERMINATION; GROWTH; SURVIVAL; TRANSPLANTATION; ADAPTATION; ACACIA; PROSOPIS
Geographic coverage: CHILEARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Vegetation and environment of sand dunes in Egypt, Sudan, and Somalia (English) Ayyad, M.A.,  (np) , nd , 114 p.
Accession No: 337767, Fiche No: 337767
Descriptors: DUNESVEGETATIONCLIMATE; ARID ZONES; PLANT COMMUNITIES; SPECIES; SOIL STABILIZATION
Geographic coverage: EGYPTSUDANSOMALIA
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Wood biomass estimation of Central American dry zone species (English) Stewart, J.L.Dunsdon, A.J.Hellin, J.J.Hughes, C.E. In: Tropical Forestry Papers (United Kingdom), no. 26 / Oxford Forestry Inst. (United Kingdom). Dept. of Plant Sciences , 1992 , 83 p.
Accession No: 338232, ISBN 0-85074-124-6 , ISSN 0141-9668 , Call No: S42 173 no.26 (LIB)
Descriptors: TIMBER TREESHARDWOODBIOMASSWOOD; SPECIES; PLANT ANATOMY; TAXONOMY; GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION; VOLUME TABLES; MEASUREMENT
Geographic coverage: CENTRAL AMERICAARID ZONES
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Proceedings (English) Kandeel, S.A.E.(ed.) Nasr, T.A.(ed.) El-Adly, A.E.(ed.) Hassan, M.T.(ed.)  ; International Symposium on Silviculture of Protection Forestry in Arid Regions and the Agroforestry Potential, 1, Alexandria (Egypt),21-24 Mar 1994 / Alexandria (Egypt), Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Fishery Resources and Land Reclamation , 1994 , 279 p.
Accession No: 338306, Project: National Agricultural Research Project (NARP), Egypt Call No: 634.92 K131 (LIB)
Descriptors: PROTECTIVE FORESTSAGROFORESTRYSILVICULTUREFOREST PLANTATIONS; VIRGIN FORESTS; AFFORESTATION; SITE FACTORS; RAINFED FARMING; PESTS OF PLANTS; FOREST TREES; TIMBER TREES; SPECIES; EGYPT
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Small-scale irrigation in developing countries (English) Turner, B.(ed.)  In: Land Use Policy (United Kingdom), v. 11(4) (Spec.no.) / Oxford (UK), Butterworth-Heinemann , 1994 , 77 p.
Accession No: 338312, ISSN 0264-8377 , Call No: P42 L222 v.11(4) (LIB)
Descriptors: IRRIGATION METHODSSMALL FARMS; SURFACE IRRIGATION; GROUNDWATER; WATER USE; LANDSCAPING; ARID ZONES; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
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Making sustainability operational: Fourth Mexico/U.S. Symposium; April 19-23, 1993, Santa Fe, New Mexico (English, Spanish) Manzanilla, H.Shaw, D.Aguirre-Bravo, C.Iglesias Gutierrez, L.Hamre, R.H. In: General Technical Report RM-GTR - Forest Service (USA), no. 240 / Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO (USA). Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station , 1993 , 232 p.
Accession No: 338320, Call No: S73 243 no.240 (LIB)
Descriptors: FOREST MANAGEMENTFORESTRY PRODUCTIONSUSTAINABILITY; FOREST ECOLOGY; FORESTRY POLICIES; RESOURCE CONSERVATION; YIELDS; PRODUCTION QUOTA; INTEGRATED PLANT PRODUCTION; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; ARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: MEXICOUSA
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Vertebrate ecology in arid zones of Mexico and Asia (English) Sokolov, V.(ed.) Halffter, G.(ed.) Ortega, A.(ed.)  / Instituto de Ecologia, Xalapa (Mexico); Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas de Baja California Sur, La Paz (Mexico) , 1992 , 239 p.
Accession No: 338530, ISBN 968-7213-27-2 , Call No: 596 So3 (LIB)
Descriptors: VERTEBRATESECOLOGYARID ZONES; DESERTS; ANIMAL MORPHOLOGY; SPECIES; BEHAVIOUR; GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION; HABITATS; RODENTIA; LIZARDS
Geographic coverage: MEXICOASIA
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How long can forested valleys be defended? The dam issue in a futuristic perspective (English) Falkenmark, M.,   (Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm (Sweden))  In: Forests, Trees and People Newsletter (FAO/Sweden) , (no.19) p. 30-33 , 1993
Accession No: 338815, Fiche No: 93S91601 , ISSN 1101-4733 , Call No: P238 F68 ENG.ED (FOL)
Descriptors: DAMSENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTWATER MANAGEMENT; WATER RESOURCES; WATER SUPPLY; DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL ZONESSUBTROPICAL ZONESARID ZONES
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Proceedings (English) International Symposium on Aquaculture Technology and Investment Opportunities, 1, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia),11-14 Apr 1993 / Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia); King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia); Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Saudi Arabia) , 1993 , 627 p.
Accession No: 341712, Call No: 639.3 In85 (LIB)
Descriptors: AQUACULTUREINVESTMENT; AQUACULTURE TECHNIQUES; REPRODUCTION CONTROL; HATCHERIES; FISH DISEASES; FISH FEEDING; CRUSTACEAN CULTURE; FISHERY PRODUCTION; ARID ZONES
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Drought follows the plow: cultivating marginal areas (English) Glantz, M.H.(ed.)  / Cambridge (United Kingdom), Cambridge Univ. Press , 1994 , 197 p.
Accession No: 341740, ISBN 0-521-44252-4 , Call No: 551.5 G453 (LIB)
Descriptors: MARGINAL LANDLAND USECULTIVATIONENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTDROUGHTARID ZONES; POPULATION DYNAMICS; CLIMATIC CHANGE; DESERTIFICATION; FOOD PRODUCTION; CASE STUDIES; AFRICA; BRAZIL
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Memoria [Report. Expert Consultation on the Progress of Agroforestry in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones of Latin America and the Caribbean]. (Spanish) In: Serie: Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas (FAO/PNUMA), no. 1 ; Consulta de Expertos sobre el Avance de la Agroforesteria en Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas de America Latina y el Caribe, Mexico City (Mexico),20-23 Jul 1993 / FAO, Santiago (Chile). Oficina Regional para America Latina y el Caribe; FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Recursos Forestales; Secretaria de Agricultura y Recursos Hidraulicos, Mexico City (Mexico) , 1994 , 163 p.
Accession No: 341975, Fiche No: 341975-981 , Call No: S238 171 (FOL) Field library: RLC, Serie: Zonas Aridas y semiaridas (FAO/PNUMA) No.1
Descriptors: AGROFORESTRY; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: LATIN AMERICACARIBBEAN
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Manejo de recursos de zonas aridas y semiaridas [Management of resources in arid and semi-arid zones]. (Spanish) Gonzalez Avalos, J.,  De la Cruz, J.A.,   (Comision Nacional de la Zonas Aridas, (Mexico))  In: Memoria ; Serie: Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas (FAO/PNUMA) , no. 1; Consulta de Expertos sobre el Avance de la Agroforesteria en Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas de America Latina y el Caribe, Mexico City (Mexico), 20-23 Jul 1993 / FAO, Santiago (Chile). Oficina Regional para America Latina y el Caribe; FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Recursos Forestales; Secretaria de Agricultura y Recursos Hidraulicos, Mexico City (Mexico) , 1994, p. 6-12
Accession No: 341977, Fiche No: 341975-981
Descriptors: FOREST RESOURCESFOREST MANAGEMENT
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONESMEXICO
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La agroforesteria y su impacto en el desarrollo del medio rural [Agroforestry and its impact on rural development]. (Spanish) Fierros Gonzalez, A.M.,   In: Memoria ; Serie: Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas (FAO/PNUMA) , no. 1; Consulta de Expertos sobre el Avance de la Agroforesteria en Zonas Aridas y Semiaridas de America Latina y el Caribe, Mexico City (Mexico), 20-23 Jul 1993 / FAO, Santiago (Chile). Oficina Regional para America Latina y el Caribe; FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Recursos Forestales; Secretaria de Agricultura y Recursos Hidraulicos, Mexico City (Mexico) , 1994, p. 26-29
Accession No: 341981, Fiche No: 341975-981
Descriptors: AGROFORESTRYRURAL DEVELOPMENT
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Agroforestry in the Kondoa eroded area, Tanzania: a background investigation of the economic preconditions of agroforestry; A minor field study (English) Myrnaes, J.Prytz, L. In: Working Paper - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, International Rural Development Centre (Sweden), no. 270 / Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala (Sweden). International Rural Development Centre , 1995 , 38 p.
Accession No: 342758, Report No: SLU--IRDC/WP/270/SE , ISSN 1100-8679 , Call No: S485 15 no.270 (LIB)
Descriptors: AGROFORESTRYERODED SOIL; ARID ZONES; SITE FACTORS; ECOLOGY; FARMERS; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS; SUSTAINABILITY; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS; COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS
Geographic coverage: TANZANIA
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Performance of Australian Acacias in dry zone of Africa (English) Cossalter, C.,  New Delhi (India) , 1993 , p. 21-225
Accession No: 342787, Fiche No: 342787
Descriptors: ACACIAVARIETY TRIALSAGROFORESTRY; DROUGHT RESISTANCE; GROWTH; USES; FUELWOOD
Geographic coverage: AFRICAARID ZONES
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Systems perspective for sustainable dryland development in the Near East Region (Arabic, English) Near East Regional Commission on Agriculture, Sess. 5, Cairo (Egypt),27 Jun - 1 Jul 1993 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Regional Office for the Near East , 1993 , 52 p.
Accession No: 343307, Report No: FAO-RNEA--COAG/NE/93/3 , Fiche No: 343305-315
Descriptors: AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTRURAL DEVELOPMENTSUSTAINABILITY; EVALUATION; AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES; TENURE; LAND USE; WATER USE; GRAZING; RIGHT OF ACCESS; FOOD SECURITY
Geographic coverage: MIDDLE EASTARID ZONES
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Babul (Acacia nilotica): a multipurpose tree of dry areas (English) Dwivedi, A.P.,  / Jodhpur (India), Arid Forest Research Inst., Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education , 1993 , 226 p.
Accession No: 343422, Call No: 634.917 D96 (LIB)
Descriptors: ACACIA NILOTICAMULTIPURPOSE TREESARID ZONES; TAXONOMY; SPECIES; SITE FACTORS; SILVICULTURE; REGENERATION; NATURAL REGENERATION; ARTIFICIAL REGENERATION; AGROFORESTRY; FOREST PLANTATIONS; USES
Geographic coverage: INDIA
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Agroforesterie pratique: a l'usage des agents de terrain en Afrique tropicale seche (French) Weigel, J. In: Techniques Rurales en Afrique (France), / Ministere de la Cooperation, Paris (France); Institut de Recherches et d'Applications de Methodes de Developpement, Paris (France) , 1994 , 211 p.
Accession No: 343948, Document type: HANDBOOK , ISBN 2-11-087340-X , ISSN 0336-3058 , Call No: 634.92 W42 (LIB)
Descriptors: AGROFORESTRY; TROPICAL ZONES; ARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL AFRICA
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Les paturages saheliens de l'Afrique de l'Ouest. Extraits des atlas "Elevage et potentialites pastorales saheliennes" (et) Annexe cartographique (French) Gaston, A.(ed.) Lamarque, G.,  / Centre Technique de Cooperation Agricole et Rurale, Wageningen (Netherlands); Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, Maisons-Alfort (France). Dept. d'Elevage et de Medecine Veterinaire , 1994 , 221 p. + 7 folders w. maps
Accession No: 344148, Document type: MAPS , ISBN 92-9081-128-5 , Call No: 912:636(66) fIn71 (LIB)
Descriptors: AGROPASTORAL SYSTEMSPASTORALISM; ARID ZONES; ARID SOILS; DESERTIFICATION; PASTURES; FEED CROPS; PROXIMATE COMPOSITION; HYDROGEOLOGY; HYDROGRAPHY; CARTOGRAPHY; BURKINA FASO; CHAD; NIGER; MALI; MAURITANIA; SENEGAL
Geographic coverage: SAHEL
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L'elevage ovin en zones arides et semi-arides; Actes du seminaire de l'Association Tunisienne des Anciens de l'Institut Agronomique Mediterraneen de Zaragoza (ATA-IAMZ), Kairouan (Tunesie), 18-19 novembre 1992 (French) Caja, G.(ed.) Djemali, M.(ed.) Gabina, D.(ed.) Nefzaoui, A.(ed.)  In: Cahiers Options Mediterraneennes (France), v. 6 / Centre International de Hautes Etudes Agronomiques Mediterraneennes, Zaragoza (Spain). Inst. Agronomique Mediterraneen , 1995 , 123 p.
Accession No: 344374, ISSN 1022-1379 , Call No: S2193 3 v.6 (LIB)
Descriptors: SHEEPANIMAL HUSBANDRYARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES; ANIMAL FEEDING; REPRODUCTION; TUNISIA
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Environmentally sound, location and crop specific application of fertilizers in arid areas of North Africa and the Near East; Proceedings (English, Arabic) El-Fouly, M.M.(ed.) Abdalla, F.E.(ed.)  / National Research Centre, Cairo (Egypt) , 1994 , vp.
Accession No: 344596, ISBN 977-5041-32-5 , Call No: 631.8 El2 (LIB)
Descriptors: FERTILIZER APPLICATIONNUTRIENT UPTAKEENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONARID ZONES; PLANT NUTRITION; NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS; APPLICATION RATES; POLLUTION CONTROL; OPTIMIZATION METHODS; CROP YIELD; PLACEMENT
Geographic coverage: NORTH AFRICAMIDDLE EAST
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Arid rangelands in Pakistan (English) Van Rootselaar, G.H.Mulder, P.Mclaurin, A.R.Beerling, M.L.Ahmad Maan, A.,  (np) , 1991 , 302 p.
Accession No: 344687, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT Project: Forestry Sector Master Plan, Pakistan, PAK/88/018 , Report No: FAO-FO--PAK/88/018 , Fiche No: 344687
Descriptors: RANGELANDSGRASSLAND MANAGEMENTARID ZONES; SOIL CONSERVATION; WILDLIFE; TENURE; SOCIOECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT; HIGHLANDS; LOWLAND; DEVELOPMENT POLICIES; ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES
Geographic coverage: PAKISTAN
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La naturaleza y el hombre en el Chaco seco (Spanish) Karlin, U.O.T.Catalan, L.A.Coirini, R.O. In: Coleccion Nuestros Ecosistemas (Argentina), / Salta (Argentina), Proyecto Desarrollo Agroforestal en Comunidades Rurales del Noroeste Argentino , 1994 , 163 p.
Accession No: 345022, Project: Proyecto GTZ-Desarrollo Agroforestal en Comunidades Rurales del Noroeste Argentino Call No: 719.4 K14 (FOL)
Descriptors: RESOURCE MANAGEMENTRURAL COMMUNITIESAGROFORESTRYCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT; ECOSYSTEMS; SITE FACTORS; SPECIES; WILDLIFE; PRODUCTION POSSIBILITIES; PLANNING; ARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: ARGENTINACHACO

World desertification bibliography (English) Summers, K.(ed.) Hutchinson, B.(ed.) Varady, R.(ed.) Casler, C.(ed.) Campell, D.(ed.)  / UNEP, Nairobi (Kenya). Desertification Control Programme Activity Centre; Arizona Univ., Tucson (USA). Office of Arid Lands Studies , 1991 , 294 p.
Accession No: 345162, Document type: BIBLIOGRAPHY , Call No: 016:551 P291(1991) (LIB)
Descriptors: DESERTIFICATION
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Accidental plant poisoning of sheep in an arid zone of Nigeria (English) Onyeyili, P.A.,  Chibuzo, G.A.,  Brisie, F.,  Egwu, G.O.,   (Maiduguri Univ. (Nigeria). Faculty of Veterinary)  In: World Animal Review (FAO) , (no.78) p. 73-76 , 1994
Accession No: 345919, Job No: T1300 , Fiche No: 94S01201 , ISSN 1014-6954 , Call No: P238 W893 SP.ED P238 W893 FR.ED (LIB)
Descriptors: SHEEPPOISONINGPOISONOUS PLANTS; EPIDEMICS; MORTALITY
Geographic coverage: NIGERIAARID ZONES
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Wheat in heat-stressed environments: irrigated, dry areas and rice-wheat farming systems; Proceedings of the international conferences: Wheat in Hot, Dry, Irrigated Environments, Wad Medani, Sudan, 1-4 February 1993, Wheat in Warm Area, Rice-Wheat Farming Systems, Dinajpur, Bangladesh, 13-15 February 1993 (English) Sauders, D.A.(ed.) Hettel, G.P.(ed.)  / Agricultural Research Corp., Khartoum (Sudan); Bangladesh Agricultural Research Inst., Joydebpur (Bangladesh). Wheat Research Center; International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City (Mexico) , 1994 , 402 p.
Accession No: 346046, ISBN 968-6127-87-9 , Call No: 633.11 Sa81 (LIB)
Descriptors: WHEATSHEAT STRESSIRRIGATED FARMINGCROP ROTATIONRICE; PLANT BREEDING; PLANT PHYSIOLOGY; PLANT PRODUCTION; CROP YIELD; RESEARCH
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Biotechnology for aridland plants (English) Mabry, T.J.(ed.) Nguyen, H.T.(ed.) Dixon, R.A.(ed.) Bonness, M.S.(ed.)  / Texas Univ., Austin (USA). IC2 Inst. , 1993 , 369 p.
Accession No: 346386, Call No: 631.5 M111 (LIB)
Descriptors: PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGYARID ZONES; ARID CLIMATE; ADAPTATION; XEROPHYTES; DRUG PLANTS; DROUGHT; STRESS; MOLECULAR GENETICS; MICROPROPAGATION
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Policy issues in livestock production in arid regions and the management of extensive grazing lands (English) Treacher, T.T.,   In: Strategies for sustainable animal agriculture in developing countries. Proceedings ; FAO Animal Production and Health Paper (FAO) , no. 107; Expert Consultation on Strategies for Sustainable Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries, Rome (Italy), 10-14 Dec 1990 Mack, S.  (ed.)  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Animal Production and Health Div. , 1993, p. 99-106
Accession No: 346631, Job No: T0582 , Fiche No: 346613-661 , ISBN 92-5-103164-9 , ISSN 0254-6019
Descriptors: LIVESTOCKANIMAL PRODUCTIONPASTURESLAND MANAGEMENT; WESTERN ASIA; NORTH AFRICA; SYRIA; OVERGRAZING; SOCIOECONOMIC ORGANIZATION; GOATS; SHEEP
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Drought-tolerant and water-efficient fodder shrubs (DTFS), their role as a "drought insurance" in the agricultural development of arid and semi-arid zones in Southern Africa; Report to the Water Research Commission of South Africa (English) Le Houerou, H.N. In: WCR Report (South Africa), no. 65/1994 / (Pretoria) (South Africa), Water Research Commission , 1994 , 139 p.
Accession No: 346856, ISBN 1-86845-164-X , Call No: 632.1 L52 (LIB)
Descriptors: FEED CROPSDROUGHT RESISTANCEFARMING SYSTEMSSEMIARID ZONESARID ZONES; SITE FACTORS; WATER UPTAKE; SALT TOLERANCE; ATRIPLEX NUMMULARIA; OPUNTIA; AGAVE; SOUTH AFRICA
Geographic coverage: SOUTHERN AFRICA
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Key aspects of strategies for the sustainable development of drylands (English) FAO, Rome (Italy). Agricultural Services Div. , 1993 , 69 p.
Accession No: 346967, Job No: T0752 , Fiche No: 346967 , ISBN 92-5-103318-8 , Call No: 330.34:63 F731(E) (LIB) Field library: RNE, MON/7.4/FAO.93/59; SAFR, 59 FAO; LOWA, 59; FAOLA, 333.73 F73 (E&F)
Descriptors: LAND POLICIESAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTSUSTAINABILITY; NATIONAL PLANNING; SOCIOECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT; RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; LAND PRODUCTIVITY; LAND IMPROVEMENT; RANGELANDS
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Aspects fondamentaux des strategies de developpement durable dans les regions seches [Key aspects of strategies for the sustainable development of drylands]. (French) FAO, Rome (Italy). Div. des Services Agricoles , 1993 , 88 p.
Accession No: 346969, Job No: T0752 , Fiche No: 346969 , ISBN 92-5-203318-1 , Call No: 330.34:63 F731(F) (LIB; FOL) Field library: FAOLA, 333.73 F73 (E&F)
Descriptors: LAND POLICIESAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTSUSTAINABILITY; NATIONAL PLANNING; SOCIOECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT; RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; LAND PRODUCTIVITY; LAND IMPROVEMENT; RANGELANDS
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Aspectos claves de las estrategias para el desarrollo sostenible de las tierras aridas [Key aspects of strategies for the sustainable development of drylands]. (Spanish) FAO, Rome (Italy). Direccion de Servicios Agricolas , 1993 , 72 p.
Accession No: 346971, Job No: T0752 , Fiche No: 346971 , ISBN 92-5-303318-5 , Call No: 330.34:63 F731(S) (LIB; FOL) Field library: FAOMZ, 00047U
Descriptors: LAND POLICIESAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTSUSTAINABILITY; NATIONAL PLANNING; SOCIOECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT; RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; LAND PRODUCTIVITY; LAND IMPROVEMENT; RANGELANDS
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Programa de Inversion para el Desarrollo de las regiones Aridas y Semiaridas, Argentina. Relacion final (Spanish) FAO, Rome (Italy). Dept. de Politica Economica y Social , 1993 , 10 p.
Accession No: 347131, Document type: TERMINAL REPORT Project: Programa de Inversion para el Desarrollo de las Regiones Aridas y Semiaridas, Argentina, ARG/8951 , Report No: FAO-ES--TCP/ARG/8951 , Fiche No: 347131
Descriptors: INVESTMENT; EVALUATION
Geographic coverage: ARGENTINAARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Greening the barren slopes: silvipastoral promotion in arid Himalayan region: a case study (English) Buffum, B.,   (Institute of Forestry, Pokhara (Nepal)) Shrestha, B.,   In: Forests, Trees and People Newsletter (FAO/Sweden) , (no.23) p. 17-19 , 1994
Accession No: 347213, Fiche No: 94S91601
Descriptors: SILVOPASTORAL SYSTEMSHIGHLANDS; PASTURES; GRASSES; FOREST PLANTATIONS; SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS
Geographic coverage: NEPALARID ZONES
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Mobilizing a droughtprone community to improve nutrition. The African Medical and Research Foundation's work in Kibwezi, Kenya (English) Bwibo, N.O.,   (African Medical and Research Foundation, Nairobi (Kenya)) Biteyi, R.,  Kilobia, S.,   In: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture (FAO) , (no.10) p. 31-37 , 1994
Accession No: 348027, Job No: T2860 , Fiche No: 94S00801 , ISSN 1014-806X , Call No: P238 F210 (RR)
Descriptors: HUMAN NUTRITIONSOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS; ARID ZONES; DROUGHT; NUTRITION SURVEILLANCE; EDUCATION; PLANNING
Geographic coverage: KENYA
Full text: Trilingual 

General views on silviculture of protection forestry and agroforestry potential in arid regions (English) Malagnoux, M.,  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Forest Resources Div. , 1994 , 8 p.
Accession No: 348573, Fiche No: 348573
Descriptors: AGROFORESTRYSILVICULTUREPROTECTIVE FORESTS; FOREST MANAGEMENT; FOREST PRODUCTS; FORESTRY POLICIES; EROSION CONTROL PLANTS; FOREST ECOLOGY; FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT; MEDITERRANEAN REGION
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Plan d'action forestier national, Republique de Guinee. La foresterie rurale dans les regions seches de Guinee [National Forest Action Plan, Republic of Guinea. Rural forestry in the drylands of Guinea]. (French) Ba, A.C.Bangoura, M.Sene, E.H.,  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Dept. des Forets , 1987 , 46 p.
Accession No: 349023, Fiche No: 349023
Descriptors: FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT; LAND USE; LAND OWNERSHIP; TENURE; RIGHT OF ACCESS; AGROPASTORAL SYSTEMS
Geographic coverage: GUINEAARID ZONES
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Strategy for sustainable dryland development in the Near East (Arabic, English) FAO Regional Conference for the Near East, Sess. 22, Amman (Jordan),3-7 Jul 1994 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Conference, Council and Protocol Affairs Div. , 1994 , 17 p.
Accession No: 350189, Report No: FAO-GIC--NERC/94/3 , Job No: T4323 , Fiche No: 350187-191
Descriptors: RURAL DEVELOPMENTAGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTSUSTAINABILITY; LAND REFORM; INFRASTRUCTURE; DRY FARMING; RESEARCH; REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT; FAO
Geographic coverage: MIDDLE EASTARID ZONES
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Developpement des terres arides et lutte contre la desertification: etude bibliographique des experiences des pays de la CEI (Communaute des Etats Independants) [Drylands development and combating desertification. Bibliographic study of experiences in countries of the CIS (Community of Independent States)]. (French) Plit, F.Plit, J.Zakowski, W. In: Cahier FAO: Environnement et Energie (FAO), no. 14 / Rome (Italy), FAO , 1994 , 214 p.
Accession No: 350605, Document type: BIBLIOGRAPHY , Job No: T4410 , Fiche No: 350605 , ISBN 92-5-203537-0 , Call No: S238 40 FR.ED (LIB) Field library: SNEA, 08 12 14
Descriptors: ARID ZONESDESERTIFICATIONEROSION CONTROL
Geographic coverage: COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
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Common property resources and the dynamics of rural poverty in India's dry regions (English) Jodha, N.S.,   (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu (Nepal). Mountain Farming Systems Div.)  In: Unasylva (FAO) , v. 46(= no. 180) p. 23-29 , 1995
Accession No: 351607, Job No: V3960 , Fiche No: 95S01101 , ISSN 0041-6436 , Call No: P238 UN1 E/F/S EDS (RR; FOL)
Descriptors: COMMON LANDSLAND RESOURCESPOVERTY
Geographic coverage: INDIAARID ZONES
Related language versions: French  Spanish
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Ressources de propriete commune et dynamique de la pauvrete rurale dans les regions arides de l'Inde [Common property resources and the dynamics of rural poverty in India's dry regions]. (French) Jodha, N.S.,   (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu (Nepal). Mountain Farming Systems Div.)  In: Unasylva (FAO) , v. 46(= no. 180) p. 23-29 , 1995
Accession No: 351625, Job No: V3960 , Fiche No: 95S01101 , ISSN 0251-1053 , Call No: P238 UN1 E/F/S EDS (RR; FOL)
Descriptors: COMMON LANDSLAND RESOURCESPOVERTY
Geographic coverage: INDIAARID ZONES
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Recursos de propiedad comun y pobreza rural en las regiones secas de la India [Common property resources and the dynamics of rural poverty in India's dry regions]. (Spanish) Jodha, N.S.,   (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu (Nepal). Mountain Farming Systems Div.)  In: Unasylva (FAO) , v. 46(= no. 180) p. 23-29 , 1995
Accession No: 351643, Job No: V3960 , Fiche No: 95S01101 , ISSN 0251-1584 , Call No: P238 UN1 E/F/S EDS (RR; FOL)
Descriptors: COMMON LANDSLAND RESOURCESPOVERTY
Geographic coverage: INDIAARID ZONES
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Role of Acacia species in the rural economy of dry Africa and the Near East (English) Wickens, G.E.Seif El Din, A.G.Sita, G.Nahal, I. In: FAO Conservation Guide (FAO), no. 27 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Forestry Dept. , 1995 , 138 p.
Accession No: 215673, Job No: V5360 , Fiche No: 352105 , ISBN 92-5-103651-9 , Call No: S238 76 ENG.ED (FOL) Field library: SNEA, 57 1 6; LOWA, 08 storage ConsGuide #6; FAOLA, S238 05 ConsGuid No. 27; FAOSRL, 581.6 WIC; FAOSFE, 633.931W632
Descriptors: ACACIAECONOMIC SITUATIONRURAL AREASARID ZONES; ECOSYSTEMS; SPECIES; WOOD PRODUCTS; NONWOOD FOREST PRODUCTS
Geographic coverage: AFRICAMIDDLE EAST
Related language versions: French 
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