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  1. 9 pages, illustrated 51001-BK
  2. 1994-01-01 This book is directed at agricultural projects whose staff do not have the specialised skills of the hydrologist and at hydrologists whose experience in the agricultural field is limited. It is aimed especially at those working in developing countries, where resources will be limited and where it...
  3. 1990-01-01 This booklet aims to give insight into the subject matter so that you will be able to apply the methods described when carrying out small-scale measures. These measures include: staking out and digging a canal, staking out and construction a terrace, and levelling a field. Small-scale measures...
  4. 1988-01-01 This manual includes five parts; the basic compacted earth microdam technology used by the MCC-Gaous program, variations on the given technology, recommendations forpost-construction activities for the village that has successfully constructed a micro-dam, a suggested process or methodology, and...
  5. 1982-01-06 This guide is intended for use by all who are concerned with the development of irrigated land for increasing food production in developing nations. 23 pages, photos
  6. Over the past 2-3 years CFGB staff and partners have been developing and field testing CA training materials designed to be used at the farmer level. We are pleased that the African Conservation Tillage network has agreed to host these materials on their website athttp://caguide.act-africa.org/so...
  7. 1986-01-19 This book is an effort by FAO to compile an up-to-date, comprehensive text on rural structures and services in the tropics, focusing on structures for small- to medium-scale farms and, to some extent, village-scale agricultural infrastructure. The earlier edition, entitled Farm structures in...
  8. 2009-07-01 Throughout the world, and even in the United States, engineers are tackling the challenges of sustainable development and public health - challenges that engineers are uniquely qualified to address. Yet engineers working abroad on development projects often lack the knowledge and information to...
  9. 2021-01-01 Many people worldwide lack adequate access to clean water to meet basic needs, and many important economic activities, such as energy production and agriculture, also require water. Climate change is likely to aggravate water stress. As temperatures rise, ecosystems and the human, plant, and...
  10. 2003-01-01 This report analyses the water productivity and water-saving initiatives in the Syr-Darya river basin of Central Asia. The report presents institutional and political aspects of water resources management in the basin-particularly a brief descript of pre- and post-soviet developments in water...