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  1. 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...
  2. Food composition data are the basis for almost everything in nutrition, and should receive more attention in agriculture to render our food supply more nutritious. FAO coordinates the International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS), a worldwide network of food composition experts aiming to...
  3. Food aid has been and continues to be an important tool for the international community to fight hunger in low-income countries, and the US is the dominant food-donor country. However, the effectiveness of food aid could be improved by increased coordination between donor groups, more transparent...
  4. Offers a practical, action-oriented approach designed to alleviate famine through the use of organic gardening techniques, changes in crops, and the avoidance of pesticides.
  5. Key Resource 2012-01-01 2 Copies At 4:00 am, Leonida Wanyama lit a lantern in her house made of sticks and mud. She was up long before the sun to begin her farm work, as usual. But this would be no ordinary day, this second Friday of the new year. This was the day Leonida and a group of smallholder farmers in western...
  6. 1980-01-01 This book reports on 10 land-grant schools that began a process of rethinking their institution's responsibilities in research, curriculm, training, and extension.
  7. The Hunger Project papers. Established in 1977 its purpose is to establish a global context of individual will and commitment for ending hunger on our planet by the end of the century.
  8. 1983-01-01 This publication contains eight plenary lectures by experts from both developed and developing countries who examined from a world perspective the scientific, economic, political, and cultural issues that affect food production, processing, storage, and distribution. 169 pages, illustrated,...
  9. 1978-01-01 This book is about survival and subsistence, especially when human systems fail. It presents an alternative life style outside of that called western civilization. If you live in the tropics it will give you the basic knowledge necessary to survive in spite of most catastrophes. It will give you...
  10. 1985-01-01 129 pages, illustrated, tables