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  1. Key Resource 2006-10-27 This report is the second in a series of three evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes the characteristics of 18 little-known indigenous African vegetables (including tubers and legumes) that have potential as...
  2. Key Resource 2008-01-25 This book is the third in a series evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes 24 little-known indigenous African cultivated and wild fruits that have potential as food- and cash-crops but are typically overlooked...
  3. 2002-04-01 The primary objective of the VIFOR irrigation component, which commenced in June 2000, was to support groups of farmers in Lilongwe West interested and willing to invest in irrigated dimba crop production using treadle pumps for increased incomes, improved household food security, and improved...
  4. 2000-01-01 This report begins with a review of the different treadle pumps currently in use in Africa and the information available on their technical performance, with a view to trying to answer the question - Which is the best treadle pump? This is followed by reports prepared by national experts on the...
  5. Thie document summarises the discussion, highlights areas of consensus, and identifies the progress made in addressing the very diverse settings within which land resource rights need to be secured. It concludes with a statement of key recommendations to the Commission for Africa on actions that...
  6. This report is one of a series detailing results from the Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn Agriculture Research Programme which seeks to reconcile agricultural production and development with mitigation of the adverse local and global environmental effects of deforestation.
  7. 1983-01-01 Since the earliest times man has used plants to create physical barriers: as protection against wild animals and enemies; for shelter of dwellings, gardens, crops and livestock against injurious winds; to hide unsightly buildings or features of the environment; to provide privacy and for many...
  8. 1989-01-01 This FAO book describes efforts to fight the locust in Africa, the Near East and Asia in the 1980s.
  9. An American journalist presents a portrait of life among the Maasai of Kenya, offering a look at a people caught between the rituals of the past and the lifestyle of the twentieth century.
  10. Staff Development and Human Relations Training has two interrelated aspects. One is in the direction of group improvement. The other is in the direction of individual member growth. Training, for instance, seeks to further conditions which will strengthen an organization (staff) so that it...