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Author Porter, Philip Wayland, 1928-

Title Challenging nature : local knowledge, agroscience, and food security in Tanga region, Tanzania / Philip W. Porter.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  338.10967822 PORT {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series University of Chicago geography research paper ; no. 246.
University of Chicago geography research paper ; no. 246.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-310) and index.
Contents Research Questions and Conceptual Contexts -- Livelihood and Poverty in Tanga Region -- Biophysical Environment and Local Knowledge -- Tanga's Regional History -- Introducing the Eighteen Villages -- Assessing Different Farm Management Practices -- Drought, Food Shortages, and Ways of Coping -- Local Knowledge, Sustainability Science.
Subject Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Tanzania -- Tanga Region.
Food supply -- Tanzania -- Tanga Region.
Rural development -- Tanzania -- Tanga Region.
Sustainable development -- Tanzania -- Tanga Region.
ISBN 0226675807 (cloth : alk. paper)