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Hiernaux Pierre

Hiernaux Pierre

Agronomist and ecologist, retired from the French National Sciences Research Center (CNRS) and from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

CNRS

Main activities

Ecology of sub-humid, semi-arid and arid savannas in West Africa : primary production, seasonal, interannual and long term dynamics. Modelling the primary production and the impact of pastoral use.

Study of the dynamics of agrarian systems in Arid and semi-arid zones of West Africa: pastoral husbandry, crop-livestock mixed farming, organic and mineral cycles, intensification of production systems.

Agroecosystem mapping: vegetation, fodder resources, geomorphology, land-use and land tenure. Quantitative remote sensing methods: vegetation cover and  mass, crop yields.

(Co-)author of the following CSFD document(s)


Publication of a new CSFD topical issue on Land degradation Neutrality

Fiche d'actualité du CSFD  • 2016

Publication of a new CSFD topical issue on Land degradation Neutrality

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