3 edition of Wildlife and food security in Africa found in the catalog.
Wildlife and food security in Africa
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-109).
|Statement||by Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu.|
|Series||FAO conservation guide,, 33|
|Contributions||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.|
|LC Classifications||SF84.64.A35 N85 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 109 p. :|
|Number of Pages||109|
|LC Control Number||98210562|
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In the African region, it has been encouraged and supported by the Working Party on Wildlife Management and National Parks of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission at a number of its sessions. This Conservation Guide makes a review of the many models through which wildlife contributes to food security in : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Chapter 2 - Direct contribution of wildlife to food security. Wildlife as a food resource. Bushmeat Other wild animal products.
Species and varieties of wild animals eaten Nutritional value meat from wild animals. Chapter 3 - Indirect contribution of wildlife to food security. Wildlife and income generation. The main modes in which wildlife contributes to food security in Wildlife and food security in Africa book are reviewed and the role of wildlife as a source of food is analysed.
Food from wild animals includes smoked, fresh, salted and dried bushmeat, bird and turtle eggs, insects, honey and flavourings. Ways in which wildlife contributes indirectly to food security by providing opportunities for income Cited by: 6.
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