1. 2011-01-01 A compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on global innovations that can help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 not only introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations and their global applicability but also gives broader insights into issues...
  2. 1991-01-01 This technical report is based on a series of commissioned papers prepared for the Canberra Seminar, country studies, and consultation concerning biotechnology conducted during 1988-89. The results are presented in this report, organized around the following topics: the likely socioeconomic...
  3. By now it is clear that the techniques of the first "Green Revolution" that averted mass starvation a generation ago --pesticides, chemical fertilizers, focusing on a few key crops--are threatening the food supply for future generations. Interestingly, the solution to this dilemma seems most...
  4. The objective of this handbook is to provide techniques for conducting evaluations of new technology with the missing specialist in agricultural research: the farmer. The handbook is designed to help on-farm researchers enlist farmers as active participants in evaluating new technology.
  5. A collection of reports on successfully promoting the linking up of small-scale, experimental farmers so that they can learn from one another.
  6. A collection of writings to inspire many to actively link farmers and research in addressig the challenges of agricultural innovation and enterprise, to give smallholder farmers real opportunities to grow their incomes and liveihood, and thus give them a better future.
  7. Key Resource 1989-03-01 Indigenous knowledge systems permeate all that we do and think and believe, The yhave evolved from years of experience and trial-and-error problem solving by groups o people working to meet th challenges they face in their local enviorments, drawing on the the resources they have at hand.