Donnish Journal of Agricultural Research

February 2015 Vol. 2(2), pp. 007-011

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Original Research Article

Arid Regions: The Unappreciated Gifts of Nature to Humans

1Mohammed Sadisu Waziri*, 2Musa Ibrahim, 3Zainab Aliyu Mudi and 4Musa Adamu Ibrahim

1,2,4Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B 1069, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
3Biology Department, Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

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Accepted 20th January, 2015.


Arid land ecosystems, although providing a wide array of goods and services, are not always recognized as fully as other terrestrial ecosystems on the planet. Most previous works gave a picture of arid land as being barren. Therefore, these have resulted in discouraging both national and international policy makers in including arid land initiatives into their programs. The present article identifies some certain goods and services that arid lands can offer which are vital to human survival.

Keywords: Arid Region, Nature, Humans, Gifts.

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Mohammed Sadisu Waziri, Musa Ibrahim, Zainab Aliyu Mudi and Musa Adamu Ibrahim. Arid Regions: The Unappreciated Gifts of Nature to Humans. Donnish Journal of Agricultural Research 2(2) 2015 pp. 007-011.

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