Tag Archives: Africa

New Version of Africa Map

I have been experimenting with the ArcGIS Explorer online system. I ported over my existing map of African places from Google Maps. I had to download it as a kml file, then upload the file to a web site. Everything… Continue reading

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Senegal tour highlights soil conservation and reforestation problems.

SudOnLine – Le Portail de Sud Quotidien SENEGAL | La problématique de l’eau et du reboisement au cœur du Débat This article describes a tour of international experts around the Thies and Kaolack regions of Senegal to talk with… Continue reading

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My Experiences with Meat in Africa

At the Franklin County Extension annual meeting last Friday the keynote speaker was Dr. Chris Raines. According to his website: Chris is the Extension Meats Specialist and is an Assistant Professor at Penn State University in the Department of Dairy… Continue reading

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African Forestry Presentation 2010

This afternoon I will be speaking to the Intro to Forestry class on international forestry in what has become an annual event. I will concentrate on problems of deforestation and desertification in the Sahel region of western Africa. Here… Continue reading

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Do these tourists need a map?

Talk about people who need a map. Two french tourists (Guillaume Combot and Enora Nedelec) are in the middle of a three-year hike from Cape Town, South Africa to Paris. They are now near Khartoum Sudan. Check out their web… Continue reading

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Deforestation Presentation

This afternoon I will be speaking to the Intro to Forestry class on international forestry in what has become an annual event. I will concentrate on problems of deforestation and desertification in the Sahel region of western Africa. Here is… Continue reading

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Another Africa presentation

I will be speaking to the Intro to Forestry class on reforestation in Africa. I decided to put together a Google map of the places I have visited or worked in. There are a lot of pins in the map…. Continue reading

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