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  1. Key Resource 1996-12-28 Based on the author's widely used earlier text African Farm Management, this account updates the economic analysis of tropical agriculture and broadens its perspective to include examples from all parts of the developing world. Writing in a clear, concise style, Professor Upton explains the...  
  2. Key Resource 2010-01-20 This publication contains descriptions of promising African plants. It also reports on three projects where species were explored in projects, Cleome gynandra - spiderplants, Hibiscus sabdariffa - roselle, and Sorghum bicolor - sorghum.  
  3. Key Resource 1991-07-01 Integrated Pest Management is an approach which combines different pest control techniques and integrates them into the overall farming system. This study shows the relevance of the IPM approach for African agriculture by giving an account of the rationale and historical development of IPM as...  
  4. Key Resource 1988-01-19 Agroforestry in Dryland Africa is specifically designed to be used by agroforestry field workers in subhumid and semi-arid regions of the continent. This includes researchers working with grassroots organizations, community extension and development workers and development specialists in...  
  5. Key Resource 1995-01-19 The purpose of this handbook is to support training in and implementation of ecologically sound and productive use of resources in agriculture. It is designed to assist in the practical introduction of improved agricultural practices. It can serve as a reference for trainers, extension workers,...  
  6. This manual contains recipes for a number of cheese varieties which can and are being made by traditional methods at smallholder level. It is hope that the manual will be useful to the individual milk processor and to extension workers in their efforts to develop milk processing and preservation....  
  7. This publication contains important information on the status of vegetables in Africa, and in particular the status of research and development efforts in the SADCC countries. Combined with the other invited papers, we believe this publicaiton will serve as a useful benchmark document for some...  
  8. In many countries, prolonged conflicts result in food emergencies that recur over years or even decades. Initial humanitarian relief efforts are rarely replaced by programs that offer a longer-term perspective on food security. This book provides examples of opportunities to bridge the gap...  
  9. The editors of this volume hope that the proceedings will act as a catalyst to stimulate thinking and action among researchers interested in neem improvement. It is encourageing to note that the work plan for seed exchange developed during the conference is already being implemented and that...  
  10. Readers will survey the challenges of decreasing per-capita food production in Sub-Saharan Africa with a multidisciplinary team of soil scientists, agronomists, economists, anthropologists, and foresters. The book begins with the conceptual approach of investing in natural resource capital,...