Forestry in Namibia 1850-1990, Table of content, from Antti Erkkilä and Harri Siiskonen

Table of content to Forestry, forest policy and legislation in Namibia during 1850-1990, written by the Finnish experts Antti Erkkilä and Harri Siiskonen.

Content of Forestry in Namibia 1850-1990:

List of Figures
List of Tables
Abbreviations
Synonyms, local and other terms
Acknowledgements
Introduction

PART I: THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA

1 Physical and socioeconomic environment

PART II: THE NORTHERN PART OF NAMIBIA

2 Owambo
3 Kavango
4 East Caprivi
5 West Caprivi

PART III: FORESTS

6 Forest policy
7 Forest legislation
8 Early explorers’ observations on the woody vegetation
9 Forestry activities during the German colonial period
Review of publications and archival sources
Establishment of forest research stations
Nursery management
Plantation establishment
Species trials
List of propagated woody species
10 Forestry activities during the mandate period
Review of publications and archival sources
Deterioration of forest stations
Forest nurseries
Role of the mining industry
Commercial fellings
11 Forestry activities since the 1960s
Review of forestry and forest research
Forest inventories, mapping and management plans
Tree plantations and nurseries
Forest ecology
Biomass utilization
Biomass assessments
12 Forest products used by the African population
Building poles
Fuelwood
Other forest products
13 Trends in the vegetation
Succession
Bush encroachment
Deforestation and destruction of woody vegetation
14 Conclusions and recommendations
Footnotes

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Archival sources
Literature
Periodicals and newspapers
Databases
Herbaria
Interviews
Species index
General index

LIST OF FIGURES

Fig 1 General map of Namibia
Fig 2 Map of the Africa
Fig 3 Geographical features of Namibia
Fig 4 Average annual rainfall
Fig 5 Number of frost days per annum
Fig 6 Major vegetation regions
Fig 7 Distribution of Bciikiaea plurijuga, Colophospermum mopane and Pterocarpus angolensis
Fig 8 Population distribution
Fig 9 Population growth in Namibia 1921-1988
Fig 10 Gross domestic product at current prices, 1920-1989
Fig 11 Constituent Assembly election 1989
Fig 12 Map of northern Namibia
Fig 13 Cuvelai River Basin
Fig 14 Average monthly rainfall, and maximum and minimum temperatures in Ondangwa
Fig 15 Canals and pipelines in Owambo
Fig 16 Average monthly rainfall, maximum and minimum temperatures in Rundu
Fig 17 Physiographic regions in East Caprivi
Fig 18 Average monthly rainfall, and maximum and minimum temperatures in Katima Mulil
Fig 19 Imports of timber and other forest industry products 1 897-1908
Fig 20 Forest districts proposed by Gerber in 1903
Fig 21 Forestry administration proposed by Gerber in 1903
Fig 22 Forest stations in 1910
Fig 23 Example of the promotion of free planting by offering rewards
Fig 24 Seeds obtainable from the Forest Department of the Union of South Africa
Fig 25 Distribution of Melia azedcirach and Prosopis spp
Fig 26 Density of Prosopis spp along the Swakop River related tthe locations of old wells
Fig 27 Annual growth curves of Acacia erioloba and Guibourtia coleosperma 1677-1928
Fig 28 Eucalyptus spp plantations in Namibia
Fig 29 Landsat MSS image of eastern Owambo
Fig 30 Preliminary biomass classes for eastern Owambo
Fig 31 Traditional Owambohomestead
Fig 32 Bush encroachment
Fig 33 Owombcommunities in the 1 850s
Fig 34 Land use in Owambo
Fig 35 Deforestation of dry deciduous forest in Owambo

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1 Annual growth rate of the population, crude birth rate, crude death rate and life expectancy for Owambo, Katutura (African township in Windhoek), Namibia and neighbouring countries
Table 2 Protected tree species in Namibia since 1952
Table 3 Forest stations and their personnel in 1910
Table 4 Proposed time of sowing at the farm tree nurseries
Table 5 Date palm plantations in Ukuib 1901-1913
Table 6 Woody species propagated in German South West Africa in 1900-1914
Table 7 Volume of commercial fellings up to
mid-September 1972 and cutting permits granted in 1990
Table 8 Commercial timber resources in Namibia
Table 9 Volume of Baikiaea plurijuga and Pterocarpus angolensis in East Caprivi
Table 10 Volume of saw logs in Nakabunze forest, East Caprivi
Table 11 Volume of saw logs in Kavang
Table 12 Physiognomic structure and production of seven tree species in the Otjiwarongodistrict
Table 13 Relationship between diameter (D) and oven-dry biomass (W) of four tree species in the Otjiwarongodistrict
Table 14 Woody biomass resources in Namibia, preliminary estimates
Table 15 Removal of wood from indigenous woodland in Owambo for construction purposes
Table 16 Rough estimate of the amount of wood used for homestead constructions in Oniipa

This is table of content to the book: Forestry in Namibia 1850-1990, from Antti Erkkilä and Harri Siiskonen.

Book title: Forestry in Namibia 1850-1990
Authors: Antti Erkkilä; Harri Siiskonen
Publisher University of Joensuu
Series: Silva Carelica 20
Series editor: Tim Pukkalo
Joensuu, Finland 1992
ISBN 951-708-010-7
Hardcover, 18x25 cm, 244 pages, many bw- and colour photos and sketches

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