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استخدام الأرض الريفي في محلية شرق النيل

استخدام الأرض الريفي في محلية شرق النيل

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Title: استخدام الأرض الريفي في محلية شرق النيل
Author: هند عبد الله إبراهيم الحاج
Abstract: This study is an attempt to examine the pattern of rural land use in East Nile locality – Khartoum State. The main objectives of the study are: 1‐ To identify and analyze the changes that took place in the shape of land use in the study area during the period 1971‐ 2008. 2‐ To assess the environmental changes, and explain their causes and how they might affect the pattern of land use in the future. 3‐ To highlight the demographic and socio‐economic characteristics of the population. The required data for the study was drawn from secondary sources and fieldwork that included a questionnaire targeting a simple random sample of the population. Land sat images and Arial photographs were used to determine the changes in the shape land use. To achieve the objectives of the study various research methods are adopted namely, geographical, descriptive and quantitative approaches. The main findings of the study are: • Agricultural activities and pastoralism are the main occupations of the people. • Climatic changes (drought) and desertification had a negative impact on land use. • Deforestation led to the disappearance of a significant percentage of the vegetation cover. • An increase in cultivated land on the expense of the natural grazing areas is recognized.
Description: 156 Pages
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/12005
Date: 2015-06-14


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