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The dry forests and woodlands of Africa

The dry forests and woodlands of Africa

managing for products and services

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Published by Earthscan in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Forest products -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Forests and forestry -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Emmanuel N. Chidumayo and Davison J. Gumbo.
    ContributionsChidumayo, E. N., Gumbo, D. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD242.A357 D79 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24068578M
    ISBN 109781849711319
    LC Control Number2010003283

    4. Forests and Forestry in Tanzania 5. Composition, Structure and Regeneration of Miombo Forest at Kitulangalo, Tanzania 6. Church Forests - Relic of Dry Afromontane Forests of Northern Ethiopia: Opportunities and Challenges for Conservation and Restoration 7. Incense Woodlands in Ethiopia: Regeneration Problems and Restoration Possibilities Range: £ - £   Second, relative to tropical Asia and Latin America, tropical Africa has a more arid climate with seasonally dry woodlands (dry forests, thickets and other shrublands) that exceed tropical moist forests in extent. Finally, five of the six Congo basin countries that contain almost all of the continent's humid forests have large extractive Cited by:

      Dry Forests. Collectively, dry forests account for the majority of Africa’s timbered acreage; African dry forests are some of the most extensive in the world. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa: Managing for Products and Services, Earthscan, London, UK, has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Papyrus, Forest Resources and Rural Livelihoods: A Village Computable General Equilibrium Analysis from Northern Zambia.

    booktitle = "The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa: Managing for Products and Services", publisher = "Earthscan", Gambiza, J, Prins, HHT, Fritz, H & Nyathi, P , Livestock and Wildlife. in EN Chidumayo & DJ Gumbo (eds), The Dry Forests and Woodlands of . Chidumayo, E.N. and Gumbo, D.J. () The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa. Earth Scan, London. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: The Habitat Structure of Lukanga Ramsar Site in Central Zambia: An Understanding of Wetland Ecological Condition. AUTHORS: Harry Chabwela, Chansa Chomba, Loyd Thole.


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Miombo woodlands of southern Africa, but this book covers the entire area of the dry forests in sub-Saharan Africa. The value of the book is the link it provides between the available resources. "The book collects contributions from a number of African scientists and a few from outside the continent working towards solving African resource management problems in the dry forests and woodlands [ ]These are highly relevant, well referenced contributions, and the book is 5/5(1).

The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa by Emmanuel N. Chidumayo,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact.

However, few people are aware of their importance, compared to tropical rainforests, despite them being home to more than half of the continent's population. Thus, The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa lays a foundation for improving the management of dry forests and woodlands for the wide range of products and services they provide.

Contents. Preface 1. Dry Forests and Woodlands in Sub-Saharan Africa: Context and Challenges 2. Distribution and Characteristics of African Dry Forests and Woodlands Range: £ - £ The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact.

However, few people are aware of their importance, compared to tropical rainforests, despite them being home to more than half of the conti.

This unique book brings together scientific knowledge on this topic from East, West, and Southern Africa and describes the relationships between forests, woodlands, people and their livelihoods. Dry forest is defined as vegetation dominated by woody plants, primarily trees, the canopy of which covers more than 10 per cent of the ground surface.

Biodiversity can therefore be described in terms of the diversity of ecosystems, species and genes. This chapter describes the floristic and ecosystem diversities in dry forests and woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa and their current status and by: 3.

This unique book brings together scientific knowledge on this topic from East, West, and Southern Africa and describes the relationships between forests, woodlands, people and their livelihoods. Dry forest is defined as vegetation dominated by woody plants, primarily trees, the canopy of which covers more than 10 per cent of the ground surface Brand: Taylor And Francis.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data The dry forests and woodlands of Africa: managing for products and services / edited by Emmanuel N.

Chidumayo and Davison J. Gumbo. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback) 1. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa book.

Managing for Products and Services. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa. DOI link for The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa book. Managing for Products and Services.

Edited By Emmanuel N. Chidumayo, Davison J. Gumbo. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa Book Summary: The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact.

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This book therefore focuses on the roles of the past, present and future human perceptions and actions on savannas and dry forests. It examines how the views of local farmers, NGO workers, government officials and international scientists differ on the links between.

Earlier books on the dry forests and woodlands focused on the Miombo woodlands of southern Africa, but this book covers the entire area of the dry forests in sub-Saharan Africa. The value of the book is the link it provides between the available resources of the dry forests and woodlands, and the use and management of their diverse products and.

Get this from a library. The dry forests and woodlands of Africa: managing for products and services. [E N Chidumayo; D J Gumbo;] -- The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact.

However, few people are aware of their. The Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe is a Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub ecoregion of North occupies interior plateaus and mountain ranges of the Maghreb region, lying generally between the coastal Mediterranean woodlands.

Prolonged seasonal drought affects most of the tropics, including vast areas presently or recently dominated by 'dry forests'.

These forests have received scant attention, despite the fact that humans have used and changed them more than rain forests. This volume reviews the available information, often making contrasts with wetter forests. The world's dry forest heterogeneity of structure and 3/5(1).

A woodland (/ ˈ w ʊ d l ə n d / ()) is, in the broad sense, land covered with trees, or in a narrow sense, synonymous with wood (or in the U.S., the plurale tantum woods), a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade (see differences between British, American, and Australian English explained below).

Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and.T he tropical rainforests have captured much of the public’s attention, despite the critical conservation significance of tropical dry forests.

References. Chidumayo, E. N., & Gumbo, D. J. (). The dry forests and woodlands of Africa: managing for products and services. Earthscan.Carbon sink despite large deforestation in African tropical dry forests (miombo woodlands) Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Research Letters 13(9) August with Reads.