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  1. Key Resource 2012-01-01 Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmers features selected content from the first 100 issues of ECHO Development Notes, a quarterly technical bulletin targeted towards ECHO's international network of development workers. It is a book filled with practical options for helping resource-poor,...  
  2. Key Resource 2019-05-21 Now available through Amazon as well as the ECHO Bookstore Smallholder farmers around the world face some of the harshest growing conditions globally, yet they produce the majority of the world’s food. Soils in these areas often lack nutrient and water holding capacities, due to erosion or poor...  
  3. Key Resource 1996-01-01 2 Copies This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—...  
  4. Key Resource 2019-01-20 Second edition of this classic textbook expands on the first edition to include advances made in the last four decades, bringing the topic completely up to date. The book addresses critical issues such as whether humanity can feed itself, and whether it can do so in environmentally sound and...  
  5. Key Resource 1984-12-01 Gives practical advice about learning to live in foreign cultures, discusses common problem areas, such as time and food, and stresses the importance of interpersonal relationships.  
  6. Key Resource 1992-01-01 Hesperian's classic manual,Where There Is No Doctor, is arguably the most widely-used health care manual in the world. This 2015 updated reprint features updated medication information, a newly revised family planning chapter, new treatments for a variety of infections, and more. All Hesperian...  
  7. Key Resource 2000-10-01 Foreign to Familiar is a splendidly written, well researched work on cultures. Anyone traveling abroad should not leave home without this valuable resource! Sarah's love and sensitivity for people of all nations will touch your heart. This book creates within us a greater appreciation for our...  
  8. Key Resource 1989-06-01 Formerly separate publications, the text and dictionary are combined into a one-volume complete guide to Shigo’s album of facts, photos, philosophies, and terminology regarding trees, their problems, and their proper care. On the basis that trees support more integrated groups of living things...  
  9. Key Resource 2013-06-14 How to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversity Because climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North America are desperately seeking ways to adapt their food production to become more...  
  10. Key Resource 1989-01-01 This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than 30 different Incan crops that promise to follow the potato's lead and become important contributors to the world's food supply. Some of these overlooked foods offer special advantages for developing...