Land use and conservation in Nigeria
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Published by University of Nigeria Press in Nsukka .
Written in English



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Statementedited by Uzo M. Igbozurike.
ContributionsIgbozurike, Uzo M., 1942-, National Conference on Land Use and Land Conservation in Nigeria (1980 : University of Nigeria)
LC ClassificationsHD1021 .L36 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2611687M
ISBN 109782299014
LC Control Number85174624

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Name of Research Group: SUSTAINABLE LAND USE AND CONSERVATION INITIATIVES (SLUCI). Focal Area: Southeastern Nigeria. Base Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture, Uiversity of Nigeria, Nsukka. Justification. The concept of land has been defined as the area of the earth’s surface the characteristics of which embrace all reasonably stable, or predictable cyclic attributes of the atmosphere vertically. systematic land use planning where land evaluation serves as a basis for land use planning. Land degradation in Nigeria may be grouped into soil erosion, soil fertility and soil pollution by soil spillage and industrial waste (Asadu et al., , ) soil degradation is accelerated when the forest cover isAuthor: Jonathan Kuje Yohanna, Simeon Ode, K. Ali Habiba, A. Fulani Usman, E. Dominic Azagaku.   Promote conservation, sustainable use of land resources The survival of man depends on land and the ecosystem. To ensure that life on land is preserved and kept safe for both humans and animals, environmental menace, land degradation, deforestation and pollution of . THE STATE OF EX-SITU CONSERVATION IN NIGERIA Temitope Israel BOROKINI * National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), P.M.B , Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria Abstract Ex-situ conservation is the process of protecting an endangered species of plant or animal by.

local industries. 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. LAND USE, LAND COVER AND SOIL SCIENCES – Vol. III - Land Use Planning for Sustainable Development - Paul De Wit, Willy Verheye than 44% of the economically active people in the world is still employed in agriculture. For Africa this is even more than 57% (against more than 74% in ). In order to keep the land productive, a good conservation program is imperative. Soil and water conservation is the basis of such a program, and also helps improve land impoverished by erosion and overuse—makes it more productive so that it can support more people. For effective conservation of soil and water, we must treat and use the. The concept of soil conservation cannot be materialized without conserving and efficient use of water resources. It is therefore pre-requisite that soil conservation practices should be adopted.