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Title:Agrarian science for sustainable resource management in sub-Saharan Africa
Editors:Ouma, George
Gottwald, Franz-TheoISNI
Boergen, Isabel
Series:Studies in sub-Saharan Africa (ISSN 1614-001X)
City of publisher:Frankfurt am Main
Publisher:Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:agricultural research
sustainable agriculture
farming systems
soil management
small farms
Abstract:The contributors to this volume reflect on agricultural innovations throughout sub-Saharan Africa (and particularly in Nigeria) in the context of sustainable resource management. The first part explores several theories concerning sustainable resource management. Contributors: F.-T. Gottwald, I. Boergen, A. E. Ngozi, C. I. Duruigbo, I. I. Ibeawuchi, G. O. Ihejirika. Forward by B. E. Pfeiffer and F.-T. Gottwald. The second part focuses on practical applications such as land degradation, organic farming and the poultry industry. Contributions: The case of indigenous resource rights in Akwa Ibom State (E. O. Eyo); Fire-wood fuel practice in Benu State: implications for land use (M. O. Ode); Managing Africa's natural resources to mitigate land degradation: a soil science perspective (J. O. Ogunwole); Soil science and smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (E. U. Onweremadu); Application of organic farming for sustainable horticultural production to reduce poverty, improve food security and health of rural households and environmental conservation in Kenya (G. Ouma); Dietary ascobic acid supplementation in practical diets for African Catfish Clarias gariepillus (Burchell 1822) fingerlings (O. K. Gbadamosi, E. A. Fasakin, O. T. Adebayo); Managing strategies to foster sustainability in the poultry industry in sub-Saharan Africa (V. M. Meremiku). [ASC Leiden abstract]