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  1. The main objective of this Agrodok is to serve as a general manual for those who practise or teach gardening in developing countries, in order to improve the living conditions of the in habitants of these countries. 1st Edition and 4th Edition available
  2. 1997-01-01 The worship emphasized the need to carry out more research into Afric's own crops rather than finding ways to produce more exotic crops in a hostile environment. Three working groups were established and were asked to prioritise actions required in the near future and to advise on a policy to be...
  3. 1990-03-09 A description of the principles and techniques of horticulture in Africa followed by details of growing a wide range of vegetables and fruits including many indigenous types. Aspects of nutrition, food processing and preservation, soil fertility, irrigation and plant protection are covered.
  4. This publication contains important information on the status of vegetables in Africa, and in particular the status of research and development efforts in the SADCC countries. Combined with the other invited papers, we believe this publicaiton will serve as a useful benchmark document for some...
  5. Cut Flowers is aimed particularly at tropical growers and agricultural colleges. Details are given of the main production factors such as climate, soils, propagation, fertilizers, pest and disease control, and there is a section on packaging, trransport with markets. Thirty-five popular flowers...
  6. 1994-01-01 This book has been written in response to the growing interest in restocking with livestock following the drought of 1991-92 in eastern and southern Africa. It draws together the salient points from a number of rehabilitation projects in Africa, which can usefuuly help the practitioner decide...
  7. This book highlights some of the problems and possible solutions of a small but vital area of agriculture. It aims to present Animal Traction in the context of the prevailing environments, and farming systems.
  8. The emphasis in this report is on Africa, but extensive use is made of experiences from other areas and the report's conclusions are therefore applicable to all tropical regions in the developing world. The report is addressed mainly to agroforestry practitioners--both foresters and...
  9. 1997-01-01 Although Africa has fewer orchid species than the other tropical continents, some of the world's most spectacular, and increasingly popular, terrestrial orchids are found in Africa. This guide, covering sub-Saharan Africa, includes all plants available from nurseries and many that are being grown...
  10. In many countries, prolonged conflicts result in food emergencies that recur over years or even decades. Initial humanitarian relief efforts are rarely replaced by programs that offer a longer-term perspective on food security. This book provides examples of opportunities to bridge the gap...