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Title:Drought disaster and desertification and their impact on the ecosystem of the Sahelian zone between air and Darfur
Author:Mensching, H.ISNI
Book title:The Central Bilad al-Sudan: tradition and adaptation
Year:1977
Pages:23-27
Language:English
Geographic terms:Sudan
Niger
Chad
Subject:droughts
Abstract:Introduction - The impact of the variability of precipitation on the ecosystem of the Air - Darfur region - Millet cultivation as a major factor in the desertification processes and degradation of ecosystems - Clearing the tree stock of the thorn scrub savannah - Conclusion: The zone between Niger and Darfur is undergoing severe desertification. In some areas it is irreversible and in other rehabilitation is still possible. Action should, therefore, be taken immediately. Sum. in French.
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