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  1. 2014-04-20 Harry van den Burg wrote in response to theEDN 121 articleabout: …the extent to which risk aversion may have been and even is overestimated, at the expense of hunger and exhaustion, as a leading limiting factor on agricultural productivity. “Whereas I certainly think that the argument has merit…I...
  2. 2012-04-20 Many of you are already familiar withECHO’s previously published book,Amaranth to Zai Holes (A-Z ), acompilation of the first 51 issues ofEDN . Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmersis a sequel to A-Z , with contentdrawn primarily from issues 52 through100 of EDN , but also containing...
  3. 2011-10-20 World Vision (WV) Australia is involved in both agricultural development and relief work in East Africa. We asked folks there to answer a few questions regarding the current drought and famine. In what ways have you been involved with addressing the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa? Could...
  4. 2000-04-01 This book is addressed to decision-makers in governments in the hope that it may help them to optimise their agricultural, food and post-production policies and strategies. The book should enable planners and practitioners at all levels of post-production intervention to obtain a deeper...
  5. 1974-01-01 358 pages, illustrated Cambridge Geographical Studies
  6. 2011-01-01 Continued population growth, rapidly changing consumption patterns and the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation are driving limited resources of food, energy, water and materials towards critical thresholds worldwide. These pressures are likely to be substantial across Africa,...
  7. 2022-01-01 Scientific understanding about domestication and the origins of food production in East Asia is undergoing rapid change based on new data from archaeology, paleobiology, and paleoenvironmental studies. The earliest agricultural and pastoral societies emerged from the highly diverse habitats and...
  8. 1980-01-01 *Available only in Spanish. This approach starts from the study of agricultural systems that farmers are currently using, this new strategy requires a different type of diagnosis than the traditional way. The methodology presented here corresponds to a first approximation of the definitive...