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Socio-economical changes due to Environmental Deterioration at Lower Atbara area. (In Arabic)

Socio-economical changes due to Environmental Deterioration at Lower Atbara area. (In Arabic)

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Title: Socio-economical changes due to Environmental Deterioration at Lower Atbara area. (In Arabic)
Author: Girbrel, Musa M.
Abstract: The paper described the various activities carried out by people in the area before the erection of Khashm El Girba Dam and how people livelihood was negatively affected post-Dam especially during periods of no flood. People lost their animals due to degradation of rangeland. Number of trees decreased and hence income from selling wood. Some handicraft made from tree products like robes and straw mats decreased. Land tenure system imposed great obstacles for the face of agricultural development. Some solutions were offered mainly coordination between the different authorities and encouragement of investment by providing the suitable facilities.
Description: The seminar represented the final stage in the study of environmental conditions in Lower Atbara that lasted for over two years. This work was done jointly by IES and Clark University USA Programme of Environmental Training and Management in Africa (ETMA).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/175
http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/27533
Date: 1985


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