Roger Blench: Development materials

 

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The materials posted here are papers, reports and Powerpoint presentations prepared in the course of development work but not necessarily published and sometimes not perfectly edited. The table below creates links to subpages that cover different regions of topics.

 

Country

Topic

Africa

Animal traction

Ethiopia

Community projects

Ghana

Agriculture

Jordan

Pastoralism

Mongolia

Pastoralism

Nigeria

Diverse

Sudan

General

Zambia

Community projects

Zimbabwe

Agriculture

 

General

 

Topic

Date

Paper

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Rural radio

2003

R. Chapman, Blench, R.M. Kranjac-Berisavljevicí, G. and A.B.T. Zakariah Rural radio in agricultural extension; the example of vernacular radio programmes on soil and water conservation in N. Ghana. AGReN Paper. London: ODI.

 

Climate

2003

Forecasts and farmers: exploring the limitations.In: Coping with climate variability: the use of seasonal climate forecasts in Southern Africa. eds. K. O'Brien & C. Vogel. 59-71. Ashford: Ashgate.

Not available

 

1998

[with ZoŽ Marriage] Climatic uncertainty and natural resource policy: what should the role of government be? Natural Resource Briefing Paper 31. London: Overseas Development Institute

http://www.odi.org.uk/nrp/31.html

 

1999

Seasonal climatic forecasting: who can use it and how should it be disseminated? Natural Resource Briefing Paper 47. London: Overseas Development Institute.

http://www.odi.org.uk/nrp/47.html

Hunter-gatherers

1999

Hunter-gatherers, conservation and development: from prejudice to policy reform. Natural Resource Briefing Paper 43. London: Overseas Development Institute.

http://www.odi.org.uk/nrp/43.html

Globalisation

2001

Globalisation and policies towards cultural diversity. Natural Resource Briefing Paper 70. London: Overseas Development Institute. .

http://www.odi.org.uk/nrp/70.pdf

Conservation

1999

[with C. Boyd and others] Reconciling interests among wildlife, livestock and people in Eastern Africa: a sustainable livelihoods approach. Natural Resource Briefing Paper 45. London: Overseas Development Institute

http://www.odi.org.uk/nrp/45.html

 

Livestock

 

Topic

Date

Paper

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Animal traction

2015

A history of animal traction in Africa: origins and modern trends. Pre-circulation for a conference to be held in Kyoto University of African and Asian Studies, February 6-7th, 2015.

 

1999

Animal traction in Africa: analysing its environmental impact. In: Meeting the challenges of animal traction. P. Starkey & P. Kaumbutho eds. 52-59. Zimbabwe: ATNESA/ London IT Publications.

 

1997

Animal traction in West Africa: categories, distribution and constraints on its adoption and further spread: a Nigerian case study. ODI Working Paper 106. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Pastoralism

1987

Livestockin the Gezira Scheme -1986.ODI,PastoralNetwork Paper, 23c.

 

1999

Why are there so many pastoral peoples in East Africa? In: Pastoralists under pressure? eds. V. Azarya, Anneke Breedveld, Miriam de Brujn and Han van Dijk. 29-49. Brill: Leiden.

Breeds

1999

Traditional livestock breeds: distribution dynamics in relation to the ecology of West Africa. ODI Working Paper 122. London: Overseas Development Institute.

 

 

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