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- Kimiti, David W.; Hodge, Anne-Marie C.; Herrick, Jeffrey E.; Beh, Adam W.; Abbott, Laurie E.
- Plant ecology 2017 v.218 no.1 pp. 23-37
- food security, etc ; Acacia; Opuntia stricta; arid lands; cattle; desertification; drought; ecosystems; forage; grasses; grazing; humans; perennials; rangelands; vegetation; wildlife; Kenya; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Globally, 10–20% of arid and semi-arid rangelands have been classified as severely degraded (UNCCD, in Elaboration of an International Convention to Combat Desertification in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa 1994; MEA, in Ecosystems and human well-being: current state and trends. Island Press, Washington, DC, 2005), and in sub-Saharan Africa spe ...
- Al-Salem, Waleed; Herricks, Jennifer R.; Hotez, Peter J.
- Parasites & vectors 2016 v.9 no.1 pp. 460
- food security, etc ; Acacia; Human immunodeficiency virus; Leishmania donovani; Phlebotomus martini; Phlebotomus orientalis; disease outbreaks; forests; malnutrition; mixed infection; parasites; refugees; resource allocation; therapeutics; visceral leishmaniasis; Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia; Sudan; Uganda; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), caused predominantly by Leishmania donovani and transmitted by both Phlebotomus orientalis and Phlebotomus martini, is highly endemic in East Africa where approximately 30 thousands VL cases are reported annually. The largest numbers of cases are found in Sudan - where Phlebotomus orientalis proliferate in Acacia forests especially on Sudan’s eastern border ...
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