Guide to Forest Restoration and Management in the Sahel based on Case Studies at the National Forests of Guesselbodi and Gorou-Bassounga, Niger

John Heermans, Greg Minnick

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Drawing from seven years of progress of project for Guesselbodi and Gorou-Bassounga National Forests in Niger, the authors were able to produce a detailed manual that can be used to establish restoration and management plans for other forests in the region. Descriptions of activities such as resource inventories, landform evaluations, erosion pattern analysis and vegetative mapping, among many others, are given in detail in order to serve as an instructional guide for planners.

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Technical Document

Ministry of Hydrology and the Environment, Forestry Land Use and Planning Project, Niamy, Niger