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The CAROLS, L band radiometer, is built and designed as a copy of EMIRAD II ra-diometer of DTU team. It will be used in conjunction with other airborne instruments (in particular the C-Band scatterometer (STORM) and IEEC GPS system) in coordination with in situ field campaigns. Common objectives for land and sea surface investigation are i) to provide(More)
Peri-urban dairy cattle farms within 50 km of Bobo-Dioulasso were studied to assess herd type, disease incidence, management, feeding and breeding strategy. Out of 417 cattle farmers, 42% had dairy objectives and were studied. Among these peri-urban dairy farmers, 60% were settled, 36% semi-settled, and 4% transhumant. In total, they held 4558 dairy cows,(More)
In 1993, the World Health Organization (WHO) has given a guideline value of 10 microgram/l for lead in drinking water, a phased approach should lead to a temporary parametric value of 25 micrograms/l within 5 years the final concentration value of 10 micrograms/l being achieved after 15 years. So far the current European Community Directive 80/778 and the(More)
Farm animal genetic resources are threatened worldwide. Participation in markets, while representing a crucial way out of poverty for many smallholders, affects genetic management choices with associated sustainability concerns. This paper proposes a contextualized study of the interactions between markets and animal genetic resources management, in the(More)
Urbanisation in developing countries entails deep changes in the livestock sector and the management of animal genetic resources (AnGR). Sheep breeding around Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) illustrates these changes and the need to coordinate genetic improvement in general and the use of crossbreeding in particular. For this, it is important to understand(More)
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