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A crude quantification of wood that is and can be harvested from bush thickening species in Namibia.
(Namibia, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, 2002)
The increasing rate at which thickening bushes are being harvested in Namibia requires better information on the availability and sustainability of the resource, in order to improve management. Two sources of data from ...
Joint action research at Queen Sofia Resettlement Project between community members and students of the Agriculture Diploma Program.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, School of Natural Resources and Tourism., 2003)
Case study of adaptive rangeland management by an innovative Kalahari farmer.
Scientists can learn a great deal from innovative farmers who apply adaptive management principles based on experience gained over decades. This paper records 31 observations that a farmer, Jan Labuschagne, made on his ...
The effect of a prescribed burn, followed up with browsing pressure, on rangeland condition in the mountain savanna and karstveld of Namibia.
Measurements were taken before and after the application of a prescribed burn, aimed at controlling bush thickening, on a commercial farm in the Mountain savanna and Karstveld of Namibia. The high fuel load, due to high ...
Degradation gradient as a basis for monitoring the ephemeral Omatako floodplains of central Namibia.
(Global Wetlands, 2003)
A group of Herero cattle farmers initiated a community grazing trial within a floodplain of the ephemeral Omatako River in central Namibia. A degradation model was constructed from measurements of various characteristics, ...
Joint action research at Kwandu Conservancy between community members and students of the Agriculture Diploma program.
(Polytechnic of Namibia, School of Natural Resources and Tourism., 2006)
Joint action research at Vasdraai Farm between resettled farmers and students of the Agriculture program.
(Department of Agriculture; Polytechnic of Namibia, 2010)
Overview of a variety of trials on agricultural applications of effective microorganisms (EM).
Effective Microorganisms (EM) is a commercially available liquid containing a variety of lactic acid bacteria, yeasts and phototrophic bacteria. These organisms create conditions which favour mutual support and enable ...
A problem tree to diagnose problem bush.
The term “problem tree” refers to a conceptual model used as a diagnostic tool to analyse a sequence of events that leads to a problem (such as bush encroachment in rangelands). A problem tree is useful because the ...