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  1. This book is in three section. Section 1. looks historically at known available indigenous foods prior to the 16th century when exotic foods made dramatic incursions into West Africa, the origins of a large variety of foods in the region and an analysis of the impact of these exotic foods on...
  2. Michael Kevane provides a broad overview of the sources of underdevelopment in Africa and the role of gender in economic transactions, as well as a cogent analysis of the gendered realities of such issues as land rights, the control of labor, the marriage market, health care, education, and...
  3. This resource pack, consisting of a paperback and VHS-format videos, presents a creative and constructive training approach to drought preparedness and sustainable development in at-risk communities. It constitutes an innovative effort to move the practice of drought mitigation beyond “ classic...
  4. In this book, the author set out to describe some important medicinal plants, the diseases and complaints for which they can be used, some recipes for the production of medicines and information about dosages, and some cautionary notes about the side-effects of these treatments.
  5. Cassava is Africa's "poverty fighter" and second most important food crop. This book discusses Cassava's real role and traces research over the past 65 years. The "Cassava transformation" that is now underway in Africa has changed this traditional, reserve crop to a high-yield cash crop. However,...
  6. This book is a collection of ethnovet knowledge that is shared here for posterity. This book is recommended to Africans who are cut off from outside sources of animal healthcare, schools, research institutes and to the lovers of information in general. It gives examples of animal disease, the...
  7. Key Resource 1988-01-19 Agroforestry in Dryland Africa is specifically designed to be used by agroforestry field workers in subhumid and semi-arid regions of the continent. This includes researchers working with grassroots organizations, community extension and development workers and development specialists in...
  8. This booklet is a useful guide to tree planting. It explains the relevant aspects and factors worth considering in tree planting, such as climate, type of soil, ecological zones and species adaptability. It outlines the essential steps in tree planting, from acquiring seeds to the actual field...
  9. In a world increasingly challenged by the need to integrate and understand highly specialized knowledge in a multidisciplinary way, this book is innovative and perhaps unique in addressing this challenge. It focuses on ideas, strategies, techniques and practices spanning many disciplines at the...
  10. Key Resource 1995-01-19 The purpose of this handbook is to support training in and implementation of ecologically sound and productive use of resources in agriculture. It is designed to assist in the practical introduction of improved agricultural practices. It can serve as a reference for trainers, extension workers,...