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  1. Key Resource 2001-01-01 Often the biggest challenge faced by a tropical farmer is not in the production of a crop but rather in the preservation of the crop. Farmers may want to preserve a crop for future consumption or for sale at a time when the market will offer a higher price. Using a solar dehydrator is a simple,...  
  2. Key Resource 2001-01-01 Access to clean drinking water remains one of the greatest challenges in the world. The BioSand Filter is one method that can be used for purifying water at the household level. With this filter, contaminated water is filtered through a natural biological layer and then layers of sand, pebbles...  
  3. Key Resource 2002-01-01 Seed storage is often a problem in the tropics. However, if seeds can be properly dried, they will remain viable for a longer period of time. The seed drying cabinet described here can help improve the viability of seeds in storage. What’s Inside: Introduction Description Diagram Observations...  
  4. Key Resource 2016-02-05 Until recently, firewood was taken for granted in northern Thailand. With vast forests full of many types of trees, upland households could afford to be choosy concerning the wood they used for cooking. However, in recent years, more and more communities are facing restricted access to forest...  
  5. Key Resource 1973-01-01 This book teaches the artist and craftsman how to make his own tools: how to design. sharpen. and temper them  
  6. Key Resource 1999-01-01 Amazon.com Description This book provides a state-of-the-art review of practice in the collection of rainwater. It presents case studies with numerous examples from around the world which will help anyone intending to design or construct a rainwater catchment system. The prime focus of the book...  
  7. Key Resource 1993-01-01 Third Revised Edition This standard building materials sourcebook summarizes technical data and practical information and identifies appropriate solutions to any given problem in low-cost construction.  
  8. Key Resource 1993-12-01 Starting with only an anvil and a few basic tools, almost all the tools needed by a blacksmith can be made from commonly found materials. With clear instructions this book gives step by step instructions on basic blacksmithing.  
  9. Key Resource 1994-01-01 This book looks at milk processing, traditional methods and products, improving milk processing technologies, socio-economic considers and includes case studies.  
  10. Key Resource 2003-04-29 This guide provides development workers and small-scale entrepreneurs with the basic information and advice that they need to set up a small-scale food processing enterprise. Part one considers the food processes that are suitable for different crops including fruit and vegetable products; cereal...