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  1. 1999-07-19 ECHO and others have published articles about the many uses, nutritional content and hardiness of this drought-resistant "vegetable tree." This report contains valuable technical information and adds an important human face by reporting results of an evaluation of the project and interviews with...
  2. Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. As natural resources become more scarce, herders who migrate seasonally have to travel long distances to find water and grazing land. Here is a solution to...
  3. With over 100 unusual photographs and an authoritative text, this book documents the history, economy and geography of Senegal, along with a wealth of information on the people and political and social life of the country.
  4. Land and decentralisation policies in Senegal have been closely linked since the country became independent in 1960. Public lands are currently managed by the local governments of municipalities and rural communities, with the latter responsible for the land and natural resources in unprotected...
  5. Abstract, PLOS One, 2019 Spontaneously fermented food products contain a complex, natural microbial community with potential probiotic activity. The addition of a health-promoting, probiotic bacterium to these products ensures the delivery of that probiotic activity to consumers. Here, we assess...
  6. Abstract, Tropicultura, 2012 Jatropha curcas L. seed oil is proven to be toxic to many microorganisms, insects and animals. Despite its toxicity, Jatropha is not pest and disease resistant. The following major pests and diseases affecting Jatropha in the lower valley of the Senegal river have...
  7. 2019-11-20 Noah Elhardt - Beersheba Project, Senegal The modern poultry industry has made huge strides in the efficiency and productivity of chicken operations, with hybrid broiler chickens reaching 2.26 kg (5lbs) in as little as 5 weeks. To achieve this, genetics, temperature, humidity, light, biosecurity,...
  8. Abstract, Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 2011 This study was carried out to assess the nutrient composition of some unconventional and local feed resources available in Senegal so as to use them as protein supplement sources in the diets of indigenous chickens to enhance their productivity. Ten...
  9. 2006-01-01 A guide to the identification of all the woody plants (c. 2,250 species in 740 genera) of the forest region of West Africa called 'Upper Guinea', between Togo and Senegal. Upper Guinea is one of the world's most important centres of biodiversity, from the mountain forests of Liberia, Guinea and...
  10. This Technical Report contains the results of two missions. One mission deals with the state of fisheries and aquaculture research as well as research needs in four countries in Southeastern Africa: Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Following an analysis of relevant criteria for evaluation...

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