1. This book tell how to use chemical-free methods of growing vegetables in spaces around households and schools.
  2. 1992-01-01 The purpose of the study is to recommend a strategy and program actions that will enable animal agriculture to contribute to the optimization of food production and human development in sub-Saharan Africa on an equitable, sustainable, and environmentally sound basis. The prospective users of this...
  3. 1996-01-01 A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute to identify solutions for meeting future world food needs whild reducing povery and protecting the environment. This booklet is designed to present the message of the 2020...
  4. 2003-01-01 As part of a major effort to improve quality of native savanna soils for agricultural production in the Llanos of Colombia, a field experiment was established in May 1996 to determine the impact of vertical tillage, application of soil amendents and fertilizers, crop rotation and crop-pasture...
  5. 2011-02-14 This is the book that tells you how to integrate small flocks of poultry in with family food production. There is a "back to the land" movement happening across the world, and it's happening in backyards and on small parcels of land. Chicken tractor systems have become so popular that the term...
  6. Nearly a century ago, the idea of “local food” would have seemed perplexing, since virtually all food was local. Food for daily consumption―fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, and dairy products―was grown at home or sourced from local farms. Today, most of the food consumed in the United States...
  7. Most of sub-Saharan Africia depends on agriculture for subsistence. This book discusses the needs and challenges of growing food in this region.
  8. This short concept paper explores in a preliminary fashion some of the linkages between biodiversity and agriculture. The main conclusion is that biodiversity conservation and agricultural development are co-dependent. Biodiversity is an essential resource to improve agriculture, and little...
  9. Presenters and participants gathered from all over the world in order to address the present-day soil challenges and collectively share comprehensive solutions to take home to their very diverse communities. The presenters ranged from highly trained scientists to a South American rural priest who...
  10. ATTRA is a program developed and managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). The majority of funding for ATTRA is through a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Business-Cooperative Service. We are also partially funded through sales...