Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Carbon Storage and Climate Change Mitigation Potential of the Forests of the Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

    Habtamu Assaye, Zerihun Asrat

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 8-17
    Received: Feb. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Feb. 29, 2016
    Published: Mar. 30, 2016
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    Abstract: The study assessed land cover change, carbon stock and sequestration potential of Simien Mountains National Park (SMNP), Ethiopia. Landscape was stratified into four zones based on the vegetation ecology and land uses: Afro-alpine grassland (AAGL), Afro-alpine woodland (AAWL), Afro-montane forest (AMF) and Cultivated and overgrazed land (COL). 40 s... Show More
  • Experimental Program and Technical Assistance in Alpine Cheesemaker Huts of Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy)

    Simona Rainis, Ennio Pittino, Giordano Chiopris

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 18-29
    Received: Feb. 11, 2016
    Accepted: Feb. 24, 2016
    Published: Apr. 06, 2016
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    Abstract: In Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), traditionally transhumance and mountain grazing characterize the activity of zootechnic breeders during the summer period. In these alpine pastures (“malga”) there are typical cheesemaking huts (called “casere”) with an important activity of dairy productions that represents an important sector of the agriculture i... Show More