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After 42 years of international trade in wild harvested medicinal bark from Africa and Madagascar, the example of Prunus africana holds several lessons for both policy and practice in forestry, conservation and rural development. Due to recent CITES restrictions on P. africana exports from Burundi, ...

Author(s)
Cunningham, A. B.; Tientcheu, M. L. A.; Anoncho, V. F.; Nkuinkeu, R.; Sunderland, T.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.153, pp 17 pp.
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This paper describes the innovation process surrounding the development of strategies for sustainable management of Prosopis spp. in Baringo County of Kenya over a 10-year period. The findings are from an assessment made under the JOint Learning in Innovation Systems in African Agriculture...

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Chengole, J. M.; Welimo, M.; Belmin, R.; Ng'ang'a, T.; Kamau, G.
Publisher
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), Montpellier, France
Citation
Innovation in smallholder farming in Africa: recent advances and recommendations. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Agricultural Innovation Systems in Africa (AISA), Nairobi, Kenya, 29-31 May 2013, 2014, pp 75-78
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Aim of study: Bamboo, the fastest growing and high yielding perennial plant of the world has more than 1500 species and 1500 versatile socio-economic uses and ecological services. Ethiopia has two indigenous bamboo species namely Yushania alpina and Oxytenanthera abyssinica, covering about one...

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Getachew Desalegn; Wubalem Tadesse
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Forest Systems, 2014, 23, 2, pp 294-299
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Long-term cultivation of crops in the North central zone of Nigeria, belonging to guinea savanna agro-ecology, has resulted to soil quality degradation that could affect economic development in the region if sustainable production practices are not identified. Over fifteen years, soybean field of...

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Gana, A. K.; Adagba, M. A.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 4, pp 987-997
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This study reviewed the current state of Cameroon's bamboo sector and the potential for development, taking a market-led perspective. The methodology involved first conducting a literature review and gathering general information on the country (geographical, topographical, climate, demography,...

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Ingram, V.; Tieguhong, J. C.; Nkamgnia, E. M.; Eyebe, J. P.; Ngawe, M.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2010, No.50, pp x + 110 pp.
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Weibull distribution-based models were developed and applied in the characterization of trees for sustainable production of Gmelina arborea in Ukpon River Forest Reserve, Cross River State, Nigeria. Forty-two sample plots of size 20 m × 20 m were randomly laid in the 19-33-year G. arborea age...

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Ajayi, S.; Osho, S. A.; Anyaorah, C. N.
Publisher
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, 2007, 9, 2, pp 164-175
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This is the 1st manual (out of a series of 9) developed by the CIFOR project 'Testing Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management', and based on research by CIFOR interdisciplinary teams around the world. It describes preparation for a criteria & indicators test, test procedures,...

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Prabhu, R.; Colfer, C. J. P.; Dudley, R. G.
Publisher
La Librairie du Cirad, Montpellier, France
Citation
Manuels de criter′es et indicateurs pour la gestion durable des forêts , 2000, 1, pp 158 pp.

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