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Title:Are trees effective against desertification? Experiences from Niger and Mali
Author:Angstreich, M.
Book title:When the grass is gone: development intervention in African arid lands
Year:1991
Pages:141-151
Language:English
Geographic terms:Mali
Niger
Subjects:droughts
water management
forestry
Abstract:This paper describes experiences with different forestation technologies, presenting case studies of projects which actively incorporated local people in sand dune stabilization, shelterbelt tree planting, and tree nurseries (Majjia Valley in Niger); and water harvesting through dike building, collecting rainwater, and well digging (Koro, Macina and Timbuktu projects in Mali).
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