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  1. 1992-01-01 This is a book about farming. But, more than that, it is a book about farmers, about men and women farmers. It is seldom that farmers particularly those in the Third World - have an opportunity to make themselves heard. In this book, an effort has been made to give as much room as possible to the...
  2. 1991-01-01 The ILEIA workshop made an important contribution to the emergence of operational approaches to sustainable agricultural technology development. A great number of cases and descriptions of field experiences has been compiled and assessed, existing networks on participatory technology development...
  3. 1995-01-01
  4. FAO Promoting nutritionally adequate diets for all people is a major aim of FAO. Undernutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases exist side by side in many countries. Whether food supplies are scarce or abundant, it is essential that people know how...
  5. It is difficult to rate the importance of the different soil functions, since all are vital to our well-being, to some extent. However, the function ofsupportingfood andagricultureworldwide is fundamental for the preservation and advancement of human life on this planet. Soil is also the basis...
  6. Global spatial database on water and agriculture.
  7. AQUASTAT is the FAO global information system on water resources and agricultural water management. It collects, analyses and provides free access to over 180 variables and indicators by country from 1960. AQUASTAT draws on national capacities and expertise with an emphasis on Africa, the Near...
  8. 1976-01-09 This is the second in a set of three how-to manuals that together provide a comprehensive overview of storage problems and considerations as they relate to the small farmer. Vol 2 is is an in-depth study of two major enemies: insects and rodents. 169 pages, illustrations
  9. Key Resource 1993-01-19 Provides information for developing new vegetables, and discusses plant breeding methods for breeding for flavor, size, shape, or color
  10. 1976-11-15 Participants in this workshop included international authorities on sheep and goat production and on agricultural development. These technical papers and following discussions have been summarized by the editors of these proceedings. 43 pages