1. Our mission is to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture.
  2. The main aims of the charity are researching and providing information on ecologically sustainable horticulture, as an integral part of designs involving high species diversity and permaculture principles. Approaches such as woodland/forest gardening use a minimal input of resources and energy,...
  3. KIT

    KITaims to improve health and ensure equitable social-economic development and promote intercultural cooperation with our partners worldwide. As we focus on results and empowering people our research, advice, training and education are creative, context specific and evidence-based. We are an...
  4. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries. We work with partners to...
  5. 1980-01-19 General information about human nutritional needs forms the background for detailed discussion of various plant groups and the roles they fulfill in the human diet. Individual species of leaves, legumes, roots and tubers, fruit vegetables, and cereals that are especially appropriate for the...
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    In the present global climate of food shortages and price increases in food and fuel, it is more important than ever that communities improve local, sustainable food production. This handbook is a preliminary resource to introduce to you methods and concepts in tropical agriculture, and to assist...
  8. 2001-01-01 This book is about global hunger, and our backyard garden. It looks at the opportunities that the future holds for people facing hunger all over the world, with these objectives: 1. To create an awareness that there is a world of potential beyond tomatoes and green beans. 2. To note what some of...
  9. 1999-01-01 This book looks at the ways in which the productivity of food crops in the semi-arid tropics may be increased, and yields safeguarded, by both genetic and agronomic means.
  10. 1989-01-01 This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than 30 different Incan crops that promise to follow the potato's lead and become important contributors to the world's food supply. Some of these overlooked foods offer special advantages for developing...