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  1. 1999-01-01 This book reports on a study visit that exposed seed experts and smallholder seed producers from east and southern Africa to an advanced seed production system, such as that in Zimbabwe, which would equip them with the experience and knowledge necessary to formulate strategies likely to have a...
  2. This manual contains recipes for a number of cheese varieties which can and are being made by traditional methods at smallholder level. It is hope that the manual will be useful to the individual milk processor and to extension workers in their efforts to develop milk processing and preservation....
  3. The author looks at the importance of trade routes that linked West Africa, the shifting fortunes of cities and empoires--and the religious and polical struggles of the local cultures with Islam. The inclusion of a Bibliography that lists many sources most valuable for the study of West African...
  4. East African Crops is a comprehensive textbook on the production of the crops of East Africa. It is suitable for agriculture students in Secondary Schools, Universities, Agriculture Colleges and Institutes, as well as field workers.
  5. This book describes the cultivated and wild vegetable species of tropical Africa. Comprehensive descriptons are give of about 110 important vegetable species. The accounts are presented in a detailed format and illustrated with a line drawing and a distribution map.
  6. This book documents the 1984 drought and famine in Ethiopia.
  7. The story goes back to the discovery of the earliest of man's ancestors--Zinjanthropus and Homo Sapiens -- in Tanzania. It traces the growth of a more civilized way of life in the continent through the discovery and spread of farming and metal working.
  8. Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many - histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing saga of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems, but also progress. This new view of those histories...
  9. Africa's needs have been laid bare to the world and many have felt the strong pull of compassion. But few understand the future of the continent's problems and offer hope for solving them. The pages which follow are designed to correct that situation, to help people understand Africa's problems,...
  10. Volume 2 looks at Africa in the twentieth centry. Taking each region in turn, it covers themes and events as diverse as: the development of European colonial administration and resistance to it, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, the liberation struggles in Southern Africa, Africa's role in two...