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Research and Training for Management of Arid Lands with Special Reference to Anglophone Africa and the University of Khartoum

Table of contents (50 p.)

Edited by J. A. Mabbutt

Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany 29 October-2 November 1979


The United Nations University, 1980
ISBN 92-808-0198-8

This report was published within the framework of the United Nations University's Programme on the Use and Management of Natural Resources. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University.

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I. Review of progress on supportive investigations and research projects (and discussions on future priorities)

II. Strategies for development, extension, and management in the drylands

Management Strategies for Drylands: An Interim Report D. L. Johnson
Research Priorities and Directions for Arid Lands Development and Management
Strategies for Management and Development in Arid Lands
Role of Rural Industries in the Arid and Semi-arid Areas of the Sudan
New Approaches for Plant Production in Arid Lands A. Richmond

III. Progress in research and training programmes at the institute of environmental studies, university of Khartoum (and recommendations for further development)

IV. An African network for research and training south of the Sahara linked with the university of Khartoum

Relevance of the experience of the Sudan in establishing a network for research and training south of the Sahara

V. Curricula for training programmes in arid lands management

Relevance to the UNU Sub-programme of Postgraduate Training in Environmental Science at the University of Khartoum

VI. Collaboration with other United Nations programmes


Appendix A. Experience of the Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Jodhpur, India, in the Transfer of Arid Land Technologies, Their Impact and Adoption, and Limiting Constraints
Appendix B. List of Participants
Appendix C. Programme

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