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  1. One of the more perplexing problems of economic development is helping subsistence farmers break away from production simply for home consumption to become commercial farmers, producing more and more for sale in the marketplace. Although subsistence farms occupy 40 percent of the worlds...
  2. A diverse mix of case studies and more general analysis that help us understand more fully the challenge of hungry people.
  3. This book documents the introduction of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to Haiti during training programs with farmers in three regions of Haiti.
  4. This book is about making agriculture more productive-more productive to the country in which it is located while providing a better living for the farm people who engage in it. More particularly, the book is about needs and problems at early stages of agricultural development.
  5. 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...
  6. 1998-01-01 Publication of the Sustainable3 Agriculture Network Handbook series Book 3 212 pages, illustrated
  7. World Bank Technical Paper Number 170 Africa Technical Department Series The study was part of a program of research into the future directions of livestock production, agricultural development, and resource management in Sub-Saharan Africa, carried out by the AgricultureDivision of the World...
  8. For traditional agriculture to become a productive sector of the economy in the developing countries requires the kind of analysis that has been given to industrialization. Mr. Schultz concentrates here on the economic problem confronting traditional agriculture. He presents a theoretical...
  9. The world's demand for food is expected to double within the next 50 years, while the natural resources that sustain agriculture will become increasingly scarce, degraded, and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In many poor countries, agriculture accounts for at least 40 percent of GDP...
  10. A beginning text presenting current knowledge of the economic principles of agricultural development. Designed for a first year course in agricultural development. Presents an integrated theory for less developed nations.