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  1. 1972-01-01 Rice is the most widely consumed and ecologically adaptable cereal on earth, and in the first part of the book Hanks provides us with a synthesizing account of its history, the nature of its cultivation, its adaptablility, and the social and energy requirements necessary for its production. The...
  2. The main findings of this study support the hypothesis that village chicken production forms the basis for transforming the rural poultry sector from subsistence to a more economically productive base. This study also highlights the importance of information systems, which include data management...
  3. Mexican case studies in the culture of poverty. For a considerable number of years, Oscar Lewis has been experiementing with, and perfecting, an important technique for ethnological reportage. This is the minute and as nearly as possible total observation of the daily life of single family...
  4. 1980-01-01 *Available only in Spanish. The Comprehensive Program for Rural Development is an economic policy instrument of the Federal Government whose purpose is to promote the development of the backward rural areas of the country and make them reach the levels of well-being to which they are entitled*....