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Degraded forests in Eastern Africa : management and restoration

Author: Frans Bongers; Timm Tennigkeit
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, ©2010.
Series: Earthscan forest library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to minimize further degradation and restore tropical forests in a sustainable way. This is the first research-based book to  Read more...
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Degraded forests in Eastern Africa.
London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, ©2010
(DLC) 2010005564
(OCoLC)550550730
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frans Bongers; Timm Tennigkeit
ISBN: 9781849776400 1849776407 9781844077670 1844077675 9786612789762 661278976X 1136532366 9781136532368 1282789767 9781282789760
OCLC Number: 669500712
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Preface; Contributors; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Degraded Forests in Eastern Africa: Introduction; Chapter 2 Forest Resources and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management and Conservation in Ethiopia; Chapter 3 Forests and Forestry in Uganda; Chapter 4 Forests and Forestry in Tanzania; Chapter 5 Composition, Structure and Regeneration of Miombo Forest at Kitulangalo, Tanzania; Chapter 6 Church Forests --
Relics of Dry Afromontane Forests of Northern Ethiopia: Opportunities and Challenges for Conservation and Restoration.
Series Title: Earthscan forest library.
Responsibility: edited by Frans Bongers and Timm Tennigkeit.

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Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and  Read more...

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