Bookcover of Floodplain Rehabilitation
Booktitle:

Floodplain Rehabilitation

Adaptive Management of Success in Waza-Logone, Cameroon

VDM Verlag Dr. Müller (2008-11-06 )

Books loader

Omni badge eligible for voucher
ISBN-13:

978-3-639-09750-4

ISBN-10:
3639097505
EAN:
9783639097504
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Waza-Logone has been affected by the construction of a dam, reducing the flooding in 1500 km2. Annual grasses invaded productive perennial grasslands, reducing the carrying capacity for livestock, fisheries and wildlife. In 1994, after local consultations, a watercourse was re-opened. Perennial grasslands gradually recovered in 600 km2. Numbers of waterbirds increased two-fold; colonies of piscivorous birds were frequently destroyed, but others benefited from local communities’ protection. Antelopes showed an increase that has not persisted because of competition with livestock which densities increased three-fold. There is a problem in the sharing of the reflooding benefits between wildlife and people that rapidly respond to new opportunities. A dialogue was institutionalised between protected area authorities and local
Publishing house:
VDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Website:
http://www.vdm-verlag.de
By (author) :
Scholte Paul
Number of pages:
344
Published on:
2008-11-06
Stock:
Available
Category:
Ecology
Price:
79.00 €
Keywords:
Floodplain rehabilitation, vegetation dynamics, vegetation production, Water birds, antelopes, Pastoralists, Immigration, management planning, Training, adaptive management, adaptive management

Books loader

Newsletter

Adyen::amex Adyen::mc Adyen::visa Adyen::cup Adyen::unionpay Paypal Wire Transfer

  0 products in the shopping cart
Edit cart
Loading frontend
LOADING