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Title:Economics of resources use and farming systems development in the Middle East and East Africa
Editors:Doppler, WernerISNI
Majdalawi, MohammadISNI
Almohamed, SalwaISNI
City of publisher:Weikersheim
Publisher:Margraf Publishers
Geographic terms:Middle East
East Africa
Subjects:farming systems
small farms
food market
sustainable agriculture
land reclamation
Abstract:This book discusses food security, resources use and living standards in the Middle East and East Africa. Of the fifteen chapters, eight focus on African countries: Food aid and trade under WTO: a Sudan's perspective (Hamid Faki, Eltigani Elamin, and Mohamed A. Dingle); Reconciling the trade-offs between domestic demand and export market: the case of Sudan dryland agriculture (Eltighani M. Elamin, Hamid Musa and Ismail Er Rahil); Household livelihoods and markets of dairy smallholder farmers in Marakwet and West Pokot districts of Kenya (Timothy Sulo); The application of agri-environmental indicators to assess the impacts of the farming settlement and land reclamation activities in Lake Nasser region, Egypt (Mohamed A. Awad); Socio-economic impact of adopting conservation agriculture and sustainable land management among small-scale farmer in Uganda (Apolo K. Kasharu, Drake N. Mubiru and Paul Nyende); Determinants of on-farm tree planting decisions by smallholders in River Njoro watershed, Kenya (E.K. Bett et al.); A socioeconomic analysis of resources and living standards of tea and coffee smallholders in Murang'a district, Kenya (Elisabeth Kabura Nyaga); Dowry payment under changing state of cattle rustling: some insight from pastoral Baringo communities (G.K. Kaimba et al.). [ASC Leiden abstract]