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The main conclusion of Country Economic Memorandum is that the previous model of extensive growth has now exhausted its potential and must be renewed. Given the existing population dynamics, low environmental tolerance due to its Sahelian climate and competition forces imposed due to its open economy, Burkina Faso is heavily investing in growth based on increased productivity to overcom ...

SUBJECT: public discourse; population increase; industrial development; service delivery; national population

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Differences in relative female employment by soil texture are used to explain the heterogeneous deficit of female children across districts within India. Soil texture varies exogenously and determines the depth of land tillage. Deep tillage, possible in loamy but not in clayey soil textures, reduces the demand for labor in agricultural tasks traditionally performed by women. Girls have ...

SUBJECT: soils; status of women; labor markets; household size; fertility rates

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The female population deficit in India has been explained in a number of ways, but the great heterogeneity in the deficit across districts within India still remains an open question. This paper argues that across India, a largely agrarian economy, soil texture varies exogenously and determines the workability of the soil and the technology used in land preparation. Deep tillage, possib ...

SUBJECT: soils; labor markets; household size; pre-natal sex selection; land ownership

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This paper analyses the way in which certain soil fertility policies have evolved, and how stakeholders perceive them. It attempts to understand better the tools and processes involved in formulating and implementing policies and methodologies for best implementing soil fertility management strategies that are complementary to farmers agricultural techniques.The paper concludes that if policie ...

SUBJECT: participation; africa; policies; soil; farmers

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SUBJECT: sahel; soil fertility; niger; soil; farmers

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The Tugi Silvo-pastoral Project (TUSIP) is a South-South Cooperation between the Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Centre (CATIE) based in Costa Rica (www.catie.ac.cr) and the Akwi Memorial Foundation (AMF) based in the North West Region of Cameroon. The main goal of TUSIP was to assess the environmental benefits of a set of silvo-pastoral practices and to empower tradi ...

SUBJECT: pilot farms; degraded lands; crop land; grazing lands; vegetation cover

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Comparison between two classification systems in the context of interpretability for soil management recommendation was undertaken on nine cassava growing soils across the Northeast region. Study methods included field investigation and laboratory analysis, both based on standard methods. Results showed that all soils were classified as Typic Paleustults, based on soil taxonomy system whereas ...

SUBJECT: soil taxonomy; manihot esculenta; taxa; soil improvement; soil fertility

SUBJECT: abandoned areas; physical property; soil losses; mixed forests; soil chemicophysical properties

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A study on characteristics and fertility capability of acid sulfate soils under tropical monsoonal climate was carried out on six selected areas in Nakhon Si Thammarat province. Method of study included analysis of soil morphology in the field, laboratory analysis on physicochemical properties and mineralogical characteristics of soil samples according to standard methods and assessment of the ...

SUBJECT: monsoon climate; soil chemicophysical properties; plant production; acid soils; tropical climate

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SUBJECT: perfil del suelo; tipos de suelos; propriete physicochimique du sol; reconocimiento de suelos; genesis del suelo