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close this bookObstacles to Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid lands: Comparative Case Studies from India and Kenya (UNU, 1982, 63 p.)
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View the documentAppendix 1. Outline of a four-week training course in community forestry and extension at the commonwealth forestry institute Oxford
View the documentAppendix 2. Proposal for a 35-hour course in agro-forestry for agricultural students (third-year degree)
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The field work for this study was undertaken during sabbatical leave granted by Oxford University authorities to the author. Acknowledgement is given to the General Board of the University and to the Head of the Forestry Department.

Many people facilitated this study by giving up time for office discussions or field tours and by providing published and unpublished material as well as personal hospitality To all of them the United Nations University and the author express their thanks. Of particular help were Mr R.D.H. Rowe (World Bank, Delhi), Mr B.K. Jhala (Gujarat Forest Department), and the staff of UNESCO in Nairobi and Ngurunit (Kenya). Sections of the text concerned with sociological aspects were contributed or revised by Professors D. Brokensha and P. Castri (University of California).