draft policy for fire management in the rangelands of the Western Province of Zambia by P. G. H. Frost

Cover of: draft policy for fire management in the rangelands of the Western Province of Zambia | P. G. H. Frost

Published by RDP Livestock Services B.V. in Mongu, Zambia .

Written in English

Read online


  • Zambia,
  • Western Province.


  • Rangelands -- Fire management -- Zambia -- Western Province.,
  • Rangelands -- Fire management -- Government policy -- Zambia -- Western Province.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementPeter G.H. Frost.
ContributionsZambia. Dept. of Agriculture. Animal Husbandry Section. Western Province., Zambia. Dept. of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services., Livestock Development Project Western Province (Zambia). Rangeland Management Team.
LC ClassificationsSF85.6.F57 F76 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1267874M
LC Control Number94981412

Download draft policy for fire management in the rangelands of the Western Province of Zambia

Government says it is in the process of implementing a fire policy that will elevate the status of the fire management sector. Minister of Local Government Vincent Mwale says the policy will soon be tabled in Cabinet for consideration.

Mr Mwale says preventive knowledge can help mitigate the effects that fire inflicts on the economy. Title: Fire management in communal rangelands in the Western Province of Zambia.

Published in: Revue d'Élevage et de Medecine Veterinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 50(1), 41 - Cited by: 3. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link); http. Fire is an important tool used in management of rangelands, specifically to reduce bush encroachment, modify species composition of plant communities, maintain habitat for.

A land evaluation for extensive grazing was conducted to determine the potential carrying capacity (CC) of the Western Province of Zambia, and a vegetation map was produced.

A study of 2 transhumance and 2 sedentary grazing systems showed that the calculated CC of one of the transhumance systems was close to the actual number of cattle present, while the calculated CCs in the other systems Cited by: 4.

the use of fire in rangeland and woodland management; legal provisions for burning; and. a synthesis outlining the framework for an enhanced fire policy in the Western Province.

The review was followed by a draft policy for fire management (Frost, a), which was subsequently adopted and implemented at the provincial level. Fire. Frost PGH () Suggestions for the further development of a fire management programme in the rangelands of the western province, Zambia.

Department Of Veterinary And Tsetse Control Services Department Of Agriculture — Animal Husbandry Section. Western Province. Livestock Development Project Phase II. 20 pp Google Scholar. Arid Savannas of the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa 5. Fire Management in African Grasslands and Savannas Fire Regime in Zambia in Central Africa in and at the Matopos in Zimbabwe in Southern rangeland and how often should the rangeland be burnt in order to maintain its.

THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES DRAFT NATIONAL LAND POLICY This is a draft National Land Policy and as such is a working document and. Chapter 1: introduces fire as a natural agent, provides a background to the causes and effects of fire and outlines broad issues of fire management in Zimbabwe.

Chapter 2: describes the ways in which fire can be used as a management tool, with particular reference to CAMPFIRE. Chapter 3: deals with some practical issues such as setting up a.

Jean kapata, MP, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources. This is Zambia’s Draft National Land Policy and as such is a working document and not a final policy document. The team would conduct an assessment and then produce this report, which describes the current status of fire management and fire use in Eastern Province, documents the role of fire in dominant.

To support grazing and fire management of communal semi-arid to sub-humid African rangelands, the assessment of grazing capacity is illustrated for cattle. The forage dry matter intake (DMI) was divided into four components: 1) the mature standing crop, 2) the green part of the standing crop, 3) the regrowth after range fires, and 4) browse.

2) assess the role of fire in the regeneration and maintenance of the dominant vegetation present in the terrestrial ecosystems of the province, and.

3) provide recommendations for fire management training and equipment needs for the Zambia Forestry Department and partner agencies. The Eastern Province of Zambia is dominated by vast areas of.

Barotse land was vested in the President. Ina law called the Western Province(Land and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act declared former Barotseland (Western Province)as a Reserve under the Zambia (Reserves) Order to Act.

Effectively all land was now vested in the President. -- The fire management planning process and requirements may differ among agencies. However, for all agencies, a common purpose of a fire management plan is to provide decision support to aid managers in making informed decisions.

The FMP includes a concise summary of information organized by fire management unit (FMU) or units. The National Fire and Rescue Services Policy (NFRSP) will comprehend the smooth service being provided by the 42 fire tenders that Government bought to re-enforce fire fighting departments in Zambia.

Noticeably, the procurement of the fire tenders has seen an improvement in fire fighting operations and services in the country. Zambia, 2) assess the role of fire in the regeneration and maintenance of the dominant vegetation present in the terrestrial ecosystems of Eastern Province, and 3) provide recommendations for fire management training and equipment needs for Zambia Forestry Department and partner agencies.

Fire Safety Open Training Institute runs this fire safety awareness training 'in-house' anywhere in Zambia to suit your specific management training needs. The Cost The Price for this Course is Available on request.

We Guarantee Competitive Prices for this Course. You can book up to a maximum of 12 delegates on this course. The Land Acquisition Act of inspired the ‘zambianisation’ (nationalisation) program, which sealed the deal of the Land (Conversion of Titles) Act that halted freehold tenure system in Zambia.

All land in Zambia has since then been vested in the President, who holds it in perpetuity on behalf of the Zambian people. The following legislation, while not exhaustive, is the principal legislation for veld fire management in the Western Cape: Fire & Rescue Services Act, Act 99 of Veld and Forest Fire Act, Act of The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Disaster Management Act, Act 57 of Zimbabwe is among the most fire prone countries in Africa south of the Sahara.

Annually over 1 million hectares of land are destroyed by wildland fires during the fire season which runs from July to November.

Wildland fires are caused by several agents, cost huge socio and economic loses and are difficult to police.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the causes of wildland fires. The first policy of Zambia was formulated in as a set of instructions to the Forest Department. This policy renowned for its rigidity gave absolute control over ownership, planning, and management of forests to central government.

Provisions for community participation in forest management were lacking. republic of zambia office of the vice president disaster management and mitigation unit research proposal research title: the severity and extent of fire disasters – zambia’s technical capabilities prepared by dmmu and partners november, This paper proposes an Integrated Fire Management (IFM) framework that can be used to support communities and resource managers in finding effective and efficient approaches to prevent damaging fires, as well as to maintain desirable fire regimes in Kenya.

Designing and implementing an IFM approach in Kenya calls for a systematic understanding of the various uses of fire and the underlying. Figure 9: National Fire Safety and Prevention Strategy Working Group.

National Fire Safety and Prevention Summit The Dir: FS organised and hosted the 3 rd national fire safety summit with a view to provide a platform for sharing good practices amongst fire safety and prevention practitioners. The seminar was held at the Department of Public Works, Conference Centre, Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

LAC TUMBA CARPE LANDSCAPE. Sincethe U.S. Forest Service has been working in the Lac Tumba landscape in Mai Ndombe Province on improving fire management in collaboration with communities, local government and other partners including SOGENAC, a private cattle ranching company, Mbou Mon Tour, a local non-governmental organization focusing on bonobo conservation.

Final Draft for IUCN Upper Zambezi Wetlands and Natural Resources Management project, Western Province. Simwinji, N. Summary of existing relevant socio-economic and ecological information. Report to IUCN on Zambia’s Western Province and Barotseland.

Turpie. A field study was performed to assess safety of smallholder fresh cow’s milk around Mongu, Western Province, Zambia. This involved observation and sampling of milk along the value chain from milking to point-of-sale and storage.

Samples were collected from 86 cows, from 9 farmers, selling through two dairy cooperatives, with additional samples from informal markets. The Zambia Forest Action Plan (ZFAP) ofForest Policy of and Forest Act of provide for industry and community participation in forest management and utilization.

Formulated under the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP) ofthe Forest Policy of is aimed at changing the national institutional and legal framework. Wildfires in the Western Cape of South Africa – Prevention is Crucial.

It is a known fact that the fynbos biome on its own is a fire driven ecosystem as fires are crucial for the regeneration of organisms particularly flora. Without even having human presence in these areas fires would have taken place anyway even though the frequency.

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts.

SNV has over staff in more than 25 [ ]. The Southern African Social Protection Experts Network (SASPEN), is a non-profit loose alliance of stakeholders, scholars and consultants who engage with social protection, promoting fostering, expanding and improving social protection in the SADC region.

With the support of the Open Societies in Southern Africa (OSISA), SASPEN is commissioning an impact assessment on the state of [ ]. Zambia - Zambia - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Agricultural pursuits employ the majority of the country’s labour force.

Zambia has a vast land and natural resource base, although only about one-sixth of the country’s arable land is under cultivation. Farms range in size from household farms to large commercial farms. Smallholder farmers use hand hoes and few external inputs, and.

This working group has developed a draft career path which also outlines the minimum qualifications, competencies and experience required for each position. For more information on the Fire Service Chapter on the Municipal S taff Regulations (MSR).

The CAPE Fire Management Data Project provides vital information, which informs the Western Cape’s priorities and strategies. The project’s first phase, involving a review of fire-history datasets for all protected areas in the Western Cape, is complete.

This database is being analysed as part of the project’s second and third phase. But calling Zambia a christian nation is a mockery in God’s eye, prostitution happens each and everyday.

Prostitutes take those who doesn’t pay to police and the person gets locked up, does God allow that or is there a passage that shows this kind of act. (that was an example of Zambia not being a Christian nation).

In developing the forest classification for Zambia, a review of the previous classification was necessary and the classification that was adopted for the ILUA II in Zambia was based on both global and national requirements.

The classification of forests is an important aspect of forest management. KEY ISSUE WILDLIFE KEY DOCUMENT Speaking from Experience: Landowners & the Endangered Species Act A must-read for landowners, this informative guide on the Endangered Species Act provides essential information on.

Managing wildland fire is pretty much the same anywhere in the world. You need to think carefully about when and where to apply it and how to starve the fire of fuel in places you don’t want it. There are several ways to do it—but you need to know how. As a U.S. Forest Service fire applications specialist, managing wildfire, monitoring ecosystem response and teaching others how to do so.

Savanna grasslands are globally important ecosystems consisting of one of the most extensive grazing lands with unique biodiversity. The objectives of the study were to assess the effect of grazing intensity on grassland ecosystem condition, herbaceous plant biomass production, and nutritional content of selected grass species.

The study was conducted at Chagni Ranch, Northwest Ethiopia.Study area and target population. Isabel Province is located in the north west of Solomon Islands and lies between Choiseul and Malaita Provinces with Guadalcanal Province to the south east (Figure (Figure1).

1).The province is made up of one large island named Santa Isabel ( km long and 25 km wide), which is the largest and most populous island of the province, and several smaller islands.Our lessons are designed around the reality that fire is a real threat in African communities and it is an essential tool.

When harnessed correctly fire provides heat, light, security and food. Children are exposed to fire on a daily basis and need a practical understanding about the danger of fire as well as how to stay safe around fire.

58537 views Saturday, October 31, 2020