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Drought in Africa; report of the 1973 symposium,

Author: David Dalby; R J Harrison Church; University of London. Centre for African Studies.
Publisher: [London] University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Centre for African Studies [1973]
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Symposium on Drought in Africa (1973 : London, England).
Drought in Africa.
[London] University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Centre for African Studies [1973]
(OCoLC)609779780
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Dalby; R J Harrison Church; University of London. Centre for African Studies.
ISBN: 0901877972 9780901877970
OCLC Number: 1027734
Description: [1], 124 pages 1 illustration, maps 23 cm
Contents: Some comments on atmospheric pressure variations in the northern hemisphere / H.H Lamb (p. 27-28.). --
African drought and weather history / D.J Schove (p. 29-30.). --
A Note on variations in May to September rainfall in West African marginal rainfall / A.F Jenkinson (p. 31-32.). --
Desertification in the African environment / Alfred Thomas Grove (p. 33-45.). --
A Background to the study of drought in East Africa / Samuel John Kenneth Baker (p. 46-52.). --
Note sur la secheresse actuelle en Afrique de l'Ouest / Marcel Roche (p. 53-61.). --
The Development of the water resources of the dry zone of West Africa / Ronald James Harrison Church (p. 62-66.). The Practical importance of plant ecology in arid zones / F.N Hepper (p. 67-68.). --
Meeting the requirements of cattle in drought conditions / John H Topps (p. 69-70.). --
Disaster and a Sahelian nomad economy / Jeremy Swift (p. 71-78.). --
The Need for long term strategies in areas of pastoral nomadism / Randall Baker (p. 79-84.). --
Extensive development of the agricultural sector in the semi-arid and northern savanna zones of West Africa / Nicholas C David (p. 85-93.). --
Drought in Northern Nigeria and the development of future strategy / Institute for Agricultural Research, Samaru, Northern Nigeria (p. 94-97.). --
Some sociological factors in the drought situation in Africa / H.A Fosbrooke (p. 98-102.). --
Notes on some social aspects of drought in pastoral areas of Africa / Paul Devitt (p. 103-106.). --
Nutritional problems as viewed by a socio-economist / / Hans Wilbrandt (p. 107-110.). --
The Legal aspects of drought in Africa / / Antony N Allott (p. 111.). --
West Africa's land-locked states : / David Hilling (p. 112-116.).
Responsibility: edited by David Dalby and R.J. Harrison Church.

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