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  1. 2020-04-14 Quarantines, preventative measures associated with disease outbreaks like COVID-19, limit people’s ability to go to markets and stores to get food. People may also find that they have extra time around the house to invest in gardening. During such times, household gardening gains importance for...
  2. The Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation has as its mandate the identification of way s in which science and technology can be applied appropriately to specific problems of economic and social development. The object of publishing this compendium is to stimulate the interest of research...
  3. 1978-01-01 Useful food loss estimates are possible, however, as is improvement in food conservation. This study is devoted to assessing both the potential of food loss reduction efforts and their limiations. Itsummarizes existing work and information about losses of the major food crops and fish; discusses...
  4. 1978-01-01 Wortman and Cummings forcefully arque that affluent nations must make their financial and technical resources more readily available to the developing world, and in ways that contribute much more effectively to rapid increases in output and to wide-spread improvements in the purchasing power of...
  5. 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
  6. This manual is an effort to show that individual city residents can produce more food for their personal consumption and to earn income, and that significant quanitites of food can be grown in urban centers by applying thoughtful, knowledgeable food-production strategies. Careful selection of...
  7. This study identifies and examines small farm commercialization activities and pathways in the forest and transitional zones of Ghana, drawing on some experiences from the savannah zone as well. The effects of small farm commercialization on gender roles and relationships, as well as on...