1. The purpose of the Consultation was to contribute to the development of intermediate local technology and to raise its level in rural areas; to spread information amonst forestry top supervisers and staff responsible for forest operations with regard to the balancing of equipment and investment...
  2. 1995-01-01 This workbook documents one of the first farmer-participatory applied research projects based entirely in Kenya's marginal lands and includes a simple theoretical background to the topics researched as well as detailed suggestions on how to take the work forward. This book is designed for easy...
  3. This paper draws out some lessons on how and why forest enterprises work. It summarises research from Brazil, China, Guyana, India, South Africa and Uganda. The research found that lasting associations generally have a strong degree of autonomy. They usually have leaders with a track-record of...
  4. The aim of this series of publications is to bring together published information on selected genera of trees (Acacia) which have the potenital to increase the supply of fodder for ruminants. Each booklet summarizes published information on the fodder characteristics and nutritive value of one...
  5. Gardens have been kept by rural and urban people for millennia thus providing them with food, income and concrete opportunities to improve their livelihoods. Policy-makers, donors and other development specialists need to realize the great potential and opportunities that gardens can provide to...
  6. The subject of this particular manual is the basic technology of horticulture and vegetabl-growing, as it applies mainly to family gardens. It deals largely with the way this kind of vegetable cultivation has been encouraged through extension activities initiated mostly by health service workers...
  7. 1993-01-01 The aim of this series of publications is to bring together published information on selected genera of trees which have the potential to increase the supploy of fodder for ruminants. Each booklet summarizes published information on the fodder characteristics and nutritive value of one genus,...
  8. 2011-01-01 This book gives basic necessary ideas about the various topics dealtwithin the scope of village health workers.
  9. 1984-01-01 The purpose of this guide is to assist groups or individuals who have little or very limited experience with animals, but who wish to undertake a livestock project. It is intended for the person who is working with the small-holder, the landless or nearly landless rural family, or with women's or...
  10. Key Resource 1995-01-01 This book examines how individual species of domestic livestock can be integrated into the whole concept of sustainable agriculure in the tropics. A wide range of different case studies from tropical countries provide practical models for livestock husbandry.