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  1. This book is introduced by a general survey of the physical, historical and economic development of the whole area from the Rio Grande to Cape Horn. This is followed by a more detailed account of the pattern formed by the major groups of states and then, within this framework, the geography of...
  2. 1997-12-19 Integrated pest management in Latin America Developments in crop protection Natural Pest Management in Zimbabwe Chinese rice farmers Integrated rice-duck cultivation in Vietnam Trapping the red hairy caterpillar in India Food security and local production of biopesticides in Cuba Natural...
  3. 1990-01-01 Este volumen hace parte de una serie de publicaciones que Proyecto Regional para la Supercion de la Pobreza, en su calidad de Secretartia Techica de la I y II conferencias regegionales de pobreza, ha venido preparando desde 1988. Sobre la II Conferencia, en particular, se han publicado can este...
  4. 1981-01-01 El saber ayudar es mas que sensitividad, conciencia y recursos. Las intervencion efectiva debe ir mas alla de las buenas intenciones. La pregunta frecuente es: "Que podemos hacer para ayudar?" La respunta noes simple; y mas de un esfuerzo ha terminado en fracaso. Este libro intenta poner juntas...
  5. 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...
  6. With this book, ACCION wishes to illustrate the importance of the micro-business sector as a whole to the economic future of Latin American countries and to provide insight into the complex nature of the urban slum economy.
  7. In this volume Esther and Mortimer Arias, citizens of Bolivia, delineate the present-day realities of Latin America. Despite the continent's vast natural wealth and swift economic growth, they point out, one fact dominates its peoples' lives: the top one-fifth of the population enjoy two-thirds...
  8. 1973-01-01 This history has been written by a specialist who has been closely connected with Latin America for the last forty years. His text emphasizes how many races and classes have contributed to the civilization of this great land-mass, with its vast mountain ranges, rivers, praires, forest, and...
  9. In the pages of this book you will learn about the tropical trees which seem to create unusual interest to the traveler. The unique trees, the trees you have heard about from school days, the trees that serve mankind by providing medicines, spices, fine furniture, food, have been selected for...
  10. This volume contains the papers presented at the Seminar on Soil Management and the Development Process in Tropical America. The papers present the experimental results and the points of view of 63 authors. The individual opinions of these authors were highly respected even accepting the risk of...