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  1. Key Resource Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of persistent poverty, rapid population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, and considers the implications of globalization for agriculture, poverty,...  
  2. 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...  
  3. 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...  
  4. Key Resource 1995-06-01 Effective agricultural improvement work grows out of years and years of trying one approach after another, of searching constantly for new, more effective ways of working. Each new approach must not only be tried out, but must be evaluated on the basis of generous amounts of feedback from the...  
  5. Farmers in many parts of the world, because of human population growth, have little choice but to crop their land continuously, with scarce resources to replace nutrients withdrawn by each successive crop. Crop residues are often lost as a source of organic matter and mulch, usually through...  
  6. This collection of farmer training materials was originally developed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank and African Conservation Tillage Network staff to support agricultural training projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors encourage agriculture development practitioners to submit ideas or requests...  
  7. 1998-01-01 The authors address three basic questions about agricultural development in low- and middle-income countries: What are the strategic roles of agriculture in national development strategies? How can the agrarian transformation be accelerated? How can rural economic development be promoted to...  
  8. For traditional agriculture to become a productive sector of the economy in the developing countries requires the kind of analysis that has been given to industrialization. Mr. Schultz concentrates here on the economic problem confronting traditional agriculture. He presents a theoretical...  
  9. This book contains new chapters on monetary and fiscal policy and an in-depth analysis of the economic relationships that affect and regulate the entire agricultural community. It also has expanded coverage of both the macroeconomic and microeconomic facts and principles that sound agri-business...  
  10. A beginning text presenting current knowledge of the economic principles of agricultural development. Designed for a first year course in agricultural development. Presents an integrated theory for less developed nations.