Reforestation and community development in the Sudan

TitleReforestation and community development in the Sudan
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1982
AuthorsHammer, T
Secondary TitleDerap Publication
Number of Pages72
Date Published1982
PublisherThe Chr. Michelsen Institute
CityBergen, Norway
Keywordsagroforestry; gum arabic

This paper looks at the importance of gum arabic production in North Kordofan Province (Sudan), including the traditional cultivation of Acacia Senegal to maintain soil fertility, erosion control, and use as a fuelwood. Also the concept of traditional agro-forestry as an appropriate economic and ecological use is discussed.

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